03/31/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Unemployed In Chicago: Jobless Rate Climbs To 10.6%

Unemployment in metropolitan Chicago edged higher in December to 10.6%, remaining close to a 26-year high.

The seasonally unadjusted jobless rate rose from 10.3% during November in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet area, according to figures released Thursday by the Illinois Department of Employment Security.

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