State unemployment on the rise

Labor officials say Connecticut's unemployment rate rose to 9.1 percent in February, the highest it's been in 34 years.It is up from 9 percent in

HARTFORD - Labor officials say Connecticut's unemployment rate rose to 9.1 percent in February, the highest it's been in 34 years.

It is up from 9 percent in January. It translates into about 1,100 jobs lost in Connecticut.

The rate is still below the national average of 9.7 percent.

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