Kansas City unemployment rate rises in September

The Kansas City area’s unemployment rate was estimated at 6 percent in September, an increase over the 5.9 percent estimated in September 2013, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The bureau also reported Kansas City lost about 1,600 jobs from August 2014 to September 2014.

This 6 percent unemployment rate compares with a national rate of 5.7 percent.

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