(06/14/2006)
West Virginia's rate of unemployment continues to post record lows since January, according to Workforce WV.

The state's rate for May was four-point-six percent.

The record-setting rates have shown consistent improvement during the past five months.

The statistics show that even rural counties with historic unemployment have few people unemployed.

The employment indicator implies a positive economic picture, despite rising gasoline, energy, insurance and product costs, with fewer people collecting unemployment or leaving the area.


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