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Many display frustration for unpaid unemployment claims as rate reaches over 14% in Wisconsin

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Wisconsin’s unemployment rate hit 14.1% in April, a level not seen since the Great Depression.The state Department of Workforce Development reported the latest figures on Thursday. The state’s rate was just below the national rate of 14.7% for national unemployment.

On this edition of Newsmaker Sunday, we discuss the issue and examine the problem of several who say their claims for unemployment have not been processed.

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