State unemployment rate up .1% for February

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Updated: Fri, 21 Mar 2014 11:50:40 CST

The state's January unemployment rate was the lowest since 2008, but in February unemployment rates have risen. The state unemployment rate is up from 3-point-5 percent to 3-point-6 percent. The national rate is also up point-one percent.

Grand Island's unemployment rate rose from 3-point-eight percent to 3-point-nine. Both Hastings and Kearney's employment rates stayed the same.