CHART OF THE DAY: Nevada Is The New King Of Unemployment

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This chart, from Calculated Risk, points to what are some shocking realities for states breaking unemployment records and a reshaping of the worst hit parts of the country.

Now Nevada is number 1 for unemployment, rather than Michigan, which held the title for four years until May 2010.

Rhode Island, Georgia, and Connecticut are notably close to their records.

From Calculated Risk:

chart of the day, state unemployment rates, since 1976, june 2010

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