Unemployment for young veterans rises.

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Unemployment for veterans rose to 30 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statstistcs employment data.

The youngest veterans, 18-24, had 30.4 percent unemployment, which which was a 12 percent increase from last year's 18.4 percent unemployment rate, reported Businessweek.

The statistics differ greatly from non-veterans of the same age, with a 1.6 percent decrease of unemployment from 16.9 percent to 15.3 percent over the same time span.

The overall unemployment rate remains at 9 percent, despite the creation of 80,000 jobs in October, reported WTSP.

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