States with the highest jobless rates

Published On: Sep 24 2013 08:58:38 AM PDT   Updated On: Sep 06 2015 11:00:00 PM PDT

While unemployment rates have been steadily falling nationwide, these states just can't seem to catch a break.

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The unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent in August, reaching its lowest level since the recession hit. While unemployment may be steadily falling nationwide, these states just can't seem to catch a break. Check out the 20 states with the highest jobless rates as of July 2015, the latest data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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