(LANSING, Mich.) -- Michigan's employment situation improved slightly in April, as the state's unemployment rate inched downward during the month.
The state's Department of Technology, Management and Budget reports that Michigan's unemployment rate fell to 8.4 percent in April from 8.5 percent the previous month.
The national unemployment rate for April was 7.5 percent, down from 7.6 percent in March.
Economists had expected that figure to remain unchanged.
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