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January 11, 2010 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Metropolitan area employment, November 2009

Percentage change in nonfarm payroll employment, November 2008ľNovember 2009, selected metropolitan areas
Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) Percent change

Grand Junction, CO

-7.9

Flint, MI

-7.7

Monroe, MI

-7.6

Kokomo, IN

-7.5

Naples-Marco Island, FL

-7.5

Dalton, GA

-7.4

Salisbury, MD

1.3

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

2.1

Sandusky, OH

2.6

Danville, VA

3.1

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

3.8

These data featured in the TED article, Metropolitan area employment, November 2009.