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Unemployment
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Michigan’s monthly job rate has dropped slightly.  But it’s not because more people are working.  


Unemployment
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Michigan’s monthly unemployment rate has dropped to 4.7%.  That’s the lowest it’s been in 15 years.   

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Michigan’s monthly jobless rate remains unchanged at 4.8%. 


Donald Trump
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Donald Trump made a campaign appearance in Grand Rapids Monday night. He says he would threaten manufacturers with big tariffs on imports to discourage them from building plants across the border and overseas.  Trump specifically called out Ford, which is planning a new plant in Mexico.   We have more from Rick Pluta.