The unemployment rate continues to drop in Illinois, hitting 6.6% last month. That's a drop from 6.7% in August, and the seventh month in a row Illinois has enjoyed a falling jobless rate.
Illinois Department of Employment Security spokesman Greg Rivara says more than 19,000 jobs were added last month.
The national unemployment rate for September came in at 5.9%.
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