States with the highest jobless rates

Published On: Sep 24 2013 11:58:38 AM EDT   Updated On: Sep 04 2015 09:57:27 AM EDT

While unemployment 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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