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Nebraska's jobless rate stays at 3.2%

(Omaha World-Herald) -- reports that "Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate in September was 3.2%, unchanged from August." Nebraska is currently fourth among states for the lowest unemployment in the nation, the article notes. Omaha's preliminary jobless rate was 3.3%, while Lincoln's preliminary rate was 2.9%. "The state's private-sector industries with the most job growth last month were education and health services, professional and business services and leisure and hospitality."