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The latest unemployment rate for Butte County shows it had a 7 point 1 percent rate. That's for January, which saw more than 95 thousand people employed. The Employment Development Department says the latest numbers were up from December of 2016, but lower than January of a year ago. The total Butte County workforce is more than 102 thousand people. 

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