Hampton Roads Lags Behind Other Metropolitan Areas in Employment Numbers

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The Hampton Roads region, which includes Norfolk, is the only major metropolitan area in the country that saw a drop in employment rates last year. (Credit: Creative Commons / Wikimedia Commons)

Virginia’s major metropolitan areas are thriving, and unemployment is down across the Commonwealth; but there’s one part of Virginia that’s struggling more than others. Michael Pope is digging into the numbers.

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