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Unemployment numbers for Santa Cruz County are up compared to a month ago.    According to the Employment Development Department, the jobless rate jumped to 9.2% in December from 8.6% in November.   Good news is the number is still below the 11.2% figure a year ago.   Statistics show nearly 98,000 jobs in Santa Cruz County, a loss of 3,000 farm jobs and 100-non farm jobs from the previous month.    Compared to a year ago, the farm sector is up 400-jobs and retail trade is up 300 jobs.