Employment http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria's March unemployment rate rises http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peorias-march-unemployment-rate-rises <p></p><div>The Peoria area has the third largest not seasonally adjusted March unemployment rates in the state. Eight point nine percent of the regional population reported being unemployed. Not seasonally adjusted data is a comparison of the same month the previous year. The rate increased nearly one percent compared to last March.&nbsp;</div><div> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 21:22:40 +0000 Deborah Oldenkamp 4585 at http://peoriapublicradio.org