October Maine Unemployment Numbers Revised 

The Maine Labor Department says the state’s October unemployment rate was 7 percent, a drop from October’s revised figure.Labor Commissioner Robert said Tuesday that November’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted rate was 0.3 percent lower than the 7.3 percent rate in October. It was also 0.5 percent lower than the state’s 7.5 percent rate a year ago.He said the estimates continue to be volatile from month to month, subject to significant revisions.Unemployment rates in the region ranged from a low of 5.2 percent in New Hampshire to a high of 10.5 percent in Rhode Island. The New England average was 7.3 percent.(The Associated Press)