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South Dakota, the next Hawaii?

South Dakota may be the next Hawaii.

South Dakota has posted the lowest jobless rate among all states since January, according to numbers released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Could it be the start of a run to rival Hawaii's?

Looking back almost four years, the Aloha State posted the lowest state jobless rate in all of 2005 and 2006 as well as about half of 2007. Increased tourism, homebuilding... More