Unemployment Rates Mixed in Local Countiies in July

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Local county unemployment numbers were mixed in July. 
Here's a look at the rates with the percentage of change.Yakima County saw the sharpest change, falling seven tenths of a percent. Franklin County had the highest rate in July at 8.8% percent and Walla Walla the lowest at 6.8%.

LOCAL JULY UNEMPLOYMENT RATES

Benton: 8.1% (-.1%)

Franklin: 8.8% (+.2%)

Kittitas: 7.8 (+.1%)

Walla Walla: 6.8% (-.1%)

Yakima: 8.0% (-.1%)