(Chicago, IL) — The unemployment rate is down in all of Illinois‘ metro areas for the second month in a row. Department of Employment Security spokesman Bob Gough says a drop in unemployment in all 14 metro areas in April compared with a year ago shows continued improvement in the economy. He says the state is at the point where anyone looking for a job should be able to find one. In April, jobs were added in nine of the metro areas, mostly in Chicago and the suburbs. Growth was also seen in the Quad Cities, Kankakee and Rockford.
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