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JOBS WERE ADDED IN MORE THAN HALF OF THE STATE’S 14 METRO AREAS LAST MONTH. 
 
NINE METRO AREAS SAW OVER-THE-YEAR JOB GAINS…INCLUDING CHICAGO AND THE SUBURBS…CHAMPAIGN-URBANA...KANKAKEE…THE QUAD CITIES AND EAST ST. LOUIS. THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FELL IN ONLY SIX OF THE METRO AREAS…BUT ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY SPOKESPERSON BOB GOUGH (goff) SAYS THAT ISN’T ALL BAD NEWS.
 
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INDUSTRY SECTORS WITH THE MOST GROWTH INCLUDE TRANSPORTATION, WAREHOUSING AND UTILITIES, EDUCATION AND HEALTH SERVICES AND MANUFACTURING.

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