'Slow recovery from the recession': LaneCo unemployment at 8%

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Traci Johnston Ruiz can't find a job. “I network, I’m on the computer daily looking for work, and I get an interview every few weeks, but for some reason I’m not catching a job," she said. "I’ve been looking for work since December." She's not alone: The unemployment rate in Lane County rose slightly in July, up to 8 percent from 7.9 in June, according to the Oregon Employment Department.