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Jessica lives in Nova Scotia--specifically, in Halifax, where the unemployment rate is 5%. As

As for the original version, this is a worthwhile sentence only if the 5% unemployment rate is important to/for Jessica, and that very soon now we'll get to the point.

Jessica lives in Nova Scotia--specifically, in Halifax, where the unemployment rate is 5%. As for the original version, this is a worthwhile sentence only if the 5% unemployment rate is important to/for Jessica, and that very soon now we'll get to the point.

Jessica lives in Nova Scotia--specifically, in Halifax, where the unemployment rate is 5%.

As for the original version, this is a worthwhile sentence only if the 5% unemployment rate is important to/for Jessica, and that very soon now we'll get to the point.

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Jessica lives in Nova Scotia--specifically, in Halifax, where the unemployment rate is 5%. As for the original version, this is a worthwhile sentence only if the 5% unemployment rate is important to/for Jessica, and that very soon now we'll get to the point.  

Jessica lives in Nova Scotia--specifically, in Halifax, where the unemployment rate is 5%. As for the original version, this is a worthwhile sentence only if the 5% unemployment rate is important to/for Jessica.  

Jessica lives in Nova Scotia--specifically, in Halifax, where the unemployment rate is 5%. As for the original version, this is a worthwhile sentence only if the 5% unemployment rate is important to/for Jessica, and that very soon now we'll get to the point.

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Jessica lives in Nova Scotia--specifically, in Halifax, where the unemployment rate is 5%. As for the original version, this is a worthwhile sentence only if the 5% unemployment rate is important to/for Jessica.