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Wisconsin unemployment increases to 3.4 percent in August

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Unemployment in Wisconsin rose to 3.4 percent in August.

The state Department of Workforce Development reported Thursday that the rate increased from 3.2 percent in July. It remains a full point below the national unemployment rate of 4.4 percent.

The state lost 5,200 private sector jobs between July and August.

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