The Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index fell 1.2% in August to a seasonally adjusted level of 94.1, as two of the four regional sectors gained, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago reported Thursday.

Nationally, the Federal Reserve Board's industrial production index for manufacturing slid 0.7% in August. Overall manufacturing output in the region gained 10.1% from a year earlier, compared to 4.0% growth in output nationally in that period.

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