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US Jobless Rate Falls To 6-Year Low Of 5.9 Pct.

U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs last month, a burst of hiring that drove down the unemployment rate to 5.9 percent, the lowest since July 2008.

10/03/2014

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Texas Jobless Rate Declines For 4th Straight Month

The Texas jobless rate for December has slipped to 6.1 percent in the fourth straight month of declines.

01/18/2013

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Texas Jobless Rate Hits 7 Percent In June

The Texas unemployment rate has risen slightly to 7 percent in June, but remains well below the 8.2 percent national jobless rate, according to figures released on Friday.

07/20/2012

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Texas Jobless Rate Reaches 8.2 Percent In June

The Texas Workforce Commission reported the state’s unemployment figure is a full percentage point behind the national jobless rate.

07/22/2011

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Texas Jobless Rate Steady At 8 Percent In May

The Texas Workforce Commission announced that the metro jobless rate held steady last month, compared to the May 2010 unemployment rate.

06/17/2011

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Texas Jobless Rate At 8.2 Percent In February

The Texas unemployment rate for February has slipped to 8.2 percent.

03/25/2011

Payrolls Drop By 125K, Jobless Rate Falls

    A wave of census layoffs cut the nation’s payrolls in June for the first time in six months,

07/02/2010