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U.P. County Tops State Unemployment Rate

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U.P. County Tops State Unemployment Rate

U.P. County Tops State Unemployment Rate

U.P. County Tops State Unemployment Rate

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This week, Weekend Edition Sunday is exploring the culture, traditions and economy of Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Michigan's Baraga County has the state's highest unemployment rate, and at around 25 percent it's the third highest in the nation. Host Liane Hansen speaks with Baraga Village Manager Roy Kemppainin.