weak hiring http://wkyufm.org en Jobless Rates Increase in 44 States in July http://wkyufm.org/post/jobless-rates-increase-44-states-july <p>Unemployment rates moved higher in 44 out of 50 states last month. The Associated Press reports that is the highest number of states to show an increase in unemployment in more than three years. Analysts say the numbers reflect weak hiring activity across the United States.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 21:15:00 +0000 Associated Press 17640 at http://wkyufm.org