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Jobless rate drops in March


MADISON (WKOW) -- Most Wisconsin cities and counties saw lower unemployment rates in March.

State officials released the March jobs report Wednesday, showing that unemployment rates decreased in 31 of the largest cities and in 70 of the 72 counties.

March unemployment was highest in Racine at 13.3 percent. Caledonia had the lowest rate at 3.9 percent.

Menominee County's unemployment rate ranks highest at 14.6 percent. Dane County was the lowest at 5.1 percent.

The statewide unemployment rate for March was 7.1 percent.

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