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More people in Abilene getting jobs

By Maggie Gaskill, Senior Producer, mgaskill@ktxs.com
Published On: Nov 16 2012 09:52:46 PM CST
Unemployment, jobs

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ABILENE, Texas -

The unemployment rate is down in Abilene for the month of October.

The rate dropped from 5.1% in September to 5.0% in October.

State-wide, the rate slipped .2% to land at 6.6% for October.

The Texas Workforce Commission says Texas employers added more than 277,400 jobs over the past year.