Nearly 70,000 initial unemployment claims filed in Wisconsin last week

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Last updated on April 28th, 2020 at 02:23 pmThe Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development received nearly 70,000 initial unemployment claims last week, according to preliminary data released by the department. The data covers the period starting on Sunday, March 15 and goes through Saturday, March 21. The number of applications peaked Friday at 17,094. Nearly

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