- Associated Press - Thursday, June 26, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) - Unemployment dropped in all 12 Illinois metro areas in May:

Metropolitan Area May 2014 May 2013

Bloomington-Normal 6.0% 6.4%

Champaign-Urbana 6.3% 7.1%

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville 7.2% 9.2%

Danville 9.4% 10.0%

Davenport-Moline-Rock Isl. 6.1% 6.5%

Decatur 9.1% 10.4%

Kankakee-Bradley 8.8% 10.1%

Lake-Kenosha, IL-WI 6.6% 7.5%

Peoria 7.2% 8.2%

Rockford 8.9% 10.3%

Springfield 6.0% 6.9%

St. Louis (IL-Section) 6.6% 7.7%

Source: Illinois Department of Employment Security

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