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March 9, 2012 at 3:22 am in RiverTowns.net

Wisconsin News
Wisconsin’s new unemployment rate is the lowest since the Great Recession started taking hold in December of 2008. Labor officials announced a preliminary rate Thursday of 6.9%, down from 7% in December, and the number of private sector jobs had its biggest monthly increase in a year.
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