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For first time since '07, only one Ky. county has double-digit unemployment

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- For the first time since 2007, only one Kentucky county has an unemployment rate in the double digits.

Magoffin County has the state's highest jobless rate at 12.2 percent. The next highest rate was 9.5 percent in Leslie County, followed by Harlan County.

Overall, state officials say unemployment rates fell in 119 out of 120 counties in Kentucky over the last year.

Woodford County has the lowest jobless rate, followed by Oldham County.

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