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Iowa And Illinois Unemployment Drops

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Both Iowa and Illinois are reporting drops in unemployment rates for December.
     
The Iowa workforce development released results showing the rate dropped to 4.2% last month, down from 4.3% in November.

Illinois' Department of Employment Security says the rate in December dropped a 4th straight month.

Although Illinois, now at 8.6%, is still one of the highest in the country.