Florida lost 26-hundred jobs in January, but the unemployment rate went down. January's jobless rate was 6-point-1 percent: that's two/tenths of a point lower than December and half a point below the national average. It's also the lowest level in the Sunshine State since 2008.

So what about those lost jobs in January? Jesse Panuccio at the state unemployment office says it's an exception to the trend. AUDIO: