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State Unemployment Rate (MA) 
5.5% June 2014

U.S. Unemployment Rate
6.2% July 2014

Metro Boston Unemployment Rate*
5.2% June 2014

State and Area Employment (000s)
3,409 June 2014

Jobs Added MA YoY
48,900 June 2014

Suffolk County Unemployment# & Rate 19,483 6% June 2014

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5.9% June 2014

U.S Productivity: -3.2% 1st Qtr. 2014

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$1,741(4th Qtr 2013)

Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (Boston Metro 5/2013)
$29.97 (avg. hr)
$62,340 (avg. annual salary.)

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Housing Permits (MA):1291
June 2014

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65.3% (2013)

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(Seasonally Adjusted, Purchase-Only Index, 2014Q1: -0.25)

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U.S. CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change*
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Boston Consumer Price Index 2.1% (5/2014 over 5/2013)

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Boston Average Price - Gasoline, Unleaded Reg., Per Gallon/
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$4.123 per gallon (excl. taxes)
March 17, 2014

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East Boston Farmers' Market is back at Maverick Mall  (Photo: eastboston.com) Every Thursday.

Marion Street Fire: No one hurt in early Friday morning blaze. Coverage

August 14 early am fire Marion Street
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East Boston and Revere Casino Opponents to Boycott Final Commission Hearing,
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BBJ: Walsh expands zoning resources for small business and property owners

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R.I.P. Joann Cardinale, Piers PAC member, activist

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Crime News: Shots fired near Prescott St. early Tuesday 8/5 UH

Politics: Former Mayor Ray Flynn honored at State House. Addresses House where he once served.


“Where’s Marianna - undi è Marianna? “ A Children’s Book written by East Boston local Lisa Cappuccio


Book Signing August 4


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Fans of "Where's Marianna?" line up to get a signed copy from author Lisa ppuccio on Monday, August 4, 2014 at East Boston Library  (Photo:EastBoston.com)


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Father saves six; A hero in our midst

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MtCarmelEBDOTCOM Parish Closings; The long goodbye A must read!

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