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State unemployment rate goes down due to ‘data distortion’

Wisconsin's unemployment rate is looking better, if only on paper. A revised report to update a "data distortion" discovered by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in Michigan dropped Wisconsin's unemployment rate for September by half a percentage point to 3.4%, according to the state Department of Workforce Development. It had been stuck at 3.9% for several months.

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