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Program Offers College Credit For Military Experience

Good news for some military veterans… as a part of the College Credit for Heroes (CCH) program, service to your country can now translate into college credit hours.

CBSDFW.COM–06/24/2013

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State To Expand Job Training For Veterans

A state workforce training initiative for military veterans is being expanded from four to 10 colleges and universities.

06/24/2013

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Tips For Summer Job Seeking Teenagers

As the summer break approaches, many teens will begin looking for work. But finding a job can be tricky.

05/03/2013

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Texas Unemployment Rate Ticks Upward

State officials said that the Texas unemployment rate rose very slightly in February to 6.4 percent, but add that leading industries continue to show growth.

03/29/2013

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Texas Unemployment Rate Up Slightly

The Texas unemployment rate for January rose to 6.3 percent. The Texas Workforce Commission announced the higher jobless rate compared to 6.1 percent in December.

03/08/2013

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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 Declines For 3rd Straight Month

The Texas unemployment rate dropped to 6.2 percent in November for the third straight monthly decline.

12/21/2012

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Frisco’s Exide Plant Set To Officially Close

It may be quiet now at Frisco’s Exide Technologies battery recycling plant, but Friday night, the silence will give way to celebration.

11/29/2012

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October Jobless Rate In Texas Drops To 6.6 Percent

The Texas unemployment rate slipped to 6.6 percent in October, from 6.8 percent in September, for the second straight month of declines.

11/16/2012

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Job Fair For Texas Veterans Being Held In Arlington

Texas Veterans will be out in numbers at the Ballpark in Arlington on Thursday to participate in the “Hiring Red, White & You” statewide job fair.

11/15/2012

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Texas Jobless Rate Drops To 6.8 Percent

The Texas unemployment rate has fallen sharply to 6.8 percent in September, down from 7.1 percent in the largest one-month drop in nearly 30 years.

10/19/2012

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Texas Unemployment Rate Holds Steady

The Texas Workforce Commission said Friday that state unemployment held steady in August at 7.1 percent. The August 2011 unemployment rate in Texas was 8.1 percent.

09/21/2012

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