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BENNINGTON, Vt., - The job situation is looking better in Vermont after numbers were released for the month of January.

The Vermont State Labor Department says the unemployment rate for January was four-percent. The number is well below the national jobless rate of 6.6-percent.

The Green Mountain State has seen four consecutive months of improvement, especially the Bennington area which saw a big improvement over the past year. In Bennington, the jobless rate was 5.1-percent in January 2014 and it was 6.5-perent in January 2013.

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