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Unemployment dips below Texas average

Nick Todaro, nick@ennisdailynews.com

September and October saw the unemployment rate in this county continue to slide, tumbling under 6 percent across the registered labor force and trending below the state’s average unemployment.

Updated statistics from the Texas Workforce Commission — delayed by the government shutdown in October — showed an October rate of 5.6 percent. Of 76,553 workers in the labor force, 72,246 were employed, setting an unemployment level of 4,307 workers.

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