Unemployment rate of 9 percent ties Rhode Island with Nevada for highest in the US. Despite the high unemployment rate, 5,000 Rhode Islanders are losing their long-term jobless benefits this weekend and another 8,900 will lose them in June.
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President Obama won't be endorsing Frank Caprio, the Democrat running for Rhode Island governor, and the candidate didn't hold back in a radio spot Monday morning.