October 21, 2013 10:15 AM

Kansas City jobless rate at 7.2 percent

The Kansas City metropolitan area recorded an August unemployment rate of 7.2 percent, the government reported Monday. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the non-seasonally adjusted jobless rate for the metro area compared to a 7.3 percent non-seasonally adjusted rate for the nation as a whole in August.

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