Michigan authorities say the state experienced a typical seasonal increase in unemployment in the latest month.
The state Department of Technology, Management & Budget said Thursday that the state's seasonally unadjusted joblessness rate reached 7.9 percent in June, up from 7.3 percent in May. It was 9.4 percent in June 2013.
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The department says June's unemployment rates ranged from a low of 5.7 percent in the Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids regions to a high of 9.2 percent in populous metropolitan Detroit.
The Detroit-area rate is up from 8 percent in May but down from 10.1 percent in June 2013.