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Wisconsin unemployment rate lowest since 1999

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The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development reported Thursday that the unemployment rate of 3.2-percent in November is down slightly from October. 

The national unemployment rate in November was 4.1-percent.

The number of private-sector jobs increased by 2,800 between October and November.

Governor Walker has said finding workers for available jobs across the state is a top priority. He is asking the legislature to approve a nearly $7 million marketing campaign targeting young workers in Chicago, Detroit, and the Twin Cities.

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