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Byline: Lauren Nardella
May 31--The unemployment rate in Virginia fell to 3.7 percent in April, a 0.4 percentage point drop from March's level for the best jobless rate in four months.
Virginia's April unemployment rate remains well below the national rate of 5.8 percent.
"April is usually the best month in the first half of the year," said William F. Mezger, chief economist of the Virginia Employment Commission. "It was a catch-up month this year, and we had a little better than normal employment pickup."
This April's jobless rate marked an improvement from last April's 3.9 percent. Mezger laid the increase to a delayed spring and a later …