11/20/2011 12:18 pm ET Updated Jan 20, 2012

Illinois Jobless Rate Rises To 10.1% In October

Unemployment in Illinois rose in October for a sixth-straight month, inching up to 10.1%, even as the state added 30,000 jobs, the Illinois Department of Employment Security said Friday.

The statewide jobless rate was 10% in September, the first time it reached double digits since August 2010.

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