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10 US Cities Losing the Most Jobs

Sorry, Atlantic City
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 10, 2016 8:26 AM CDT
10 US Cities Losing the Most Jobs
The exterior of the Trump Taj Mahal casino is seen in Atlantic City.   (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

(Newser) More bad news for Atlantic City: It's losing more jobs than any other US city, based on employment declines from June 2012 to June 2016, per 24/7 Wall St. The 10 cities that have lost the most jobs, plus their employment declines:

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  1. Atlantic City, NJ: -6.8%
  2. Beckley, W. Va.: -6.6%
  3. Pine Bluff, Ark.: -6.6%
  4. Peoria, Ill.: -6.4%
  5. Binghamton, NY: -6.2%
  6. Casper, Wyo.: -6.1%
  7. Decatur, Ill.: -5.4%
  8. Bloomington, Ill.: -4.9%
  9. Elmira, NY: -4.8%
  10. Fairbanks, Alaska: -4.6%
Click for the full list, or see the 10 states adding the most jobs. (Read more jobs stories.)

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