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Last month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released new data that show statewide increases in broadband connections in 2013. World Business Chicago examined these numbers in its latest contribution to the Illinois Innovation Index published today.

Today, the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) released preliminary June 2014 unemployment rates for municipalities across the state.

Seasonally adjusted real average hourly earnings were unchanged from May to June; the result of a 0.2 percent increase in average hourly earnings that was offset by a 0.3 percent increase in inflation (as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers).

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