Indiana fares poorly in January job losses

Only Michigan and Wisconsin lost more jobs in January than Indiana, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Indiana surrendered 12,500 positions, a 0.4 percent decline from December, leaving the state with a seasonally adjusted 2,968,100 jobs.

Compared to a year earlier, the state is down 4,400 jobs. Indiana and other industrial states are struggling to recover jobs lost early in the decade to recession.

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