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Minnesota Unemployment Rate and Job Numbers Hold Steady in February

St. Paul - The state's unemployment rate remained at 2.7% in February, according to numbers released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Nationally, the unemployment rate ticked up two-tenths of a percentage point to 3.9%. Minnesota's labor force participation rate is at 67.9% while the national labor force participation rate stayed at 62.5%.