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Unemployment dips in August

Nick Todaro,  nick@ennisdailynews.com

August statistics show fewer people unemployed as the school year got under way in Ellis County.

Numbers from the Texas Workforce Commission put unemployment locally at 6 percent for the month, down from 6.7 percent in July. The rate jumped slightly that month from 6.5 percent in June.

Labor force totals continue an up-and-down pattern from month to month, with the total workforce logged at 77,088 workers. The labor force was pegged at 77,144 in July, and 76,710 in June.

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