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Unemployment Numbers Show Economic Improvement

Friday, March 9, 2012 - 7:12pm

EL PASO — More evidence Friday that the country's economic recovery is gathering momentum. The new numbers show more than a quarter-million Americans started new jobs in January.

Locally, El Pas’s unemployment rate was 9.6 percent, down from 9.8 percent. Thirty-three thousand people in our region however, are still unemployed.
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The Sun City lost 2,100 jobs in January, most of those in trade and transportation. In Texas, the rate went from 7.4 to 7.3 percent.

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