DALLAS (AP) - The unemployment rate in Texas rose to 4.3 percent
State officials say employers added 13,500 jobs, but more people
are out of work too.
Unemployment was 4.1 percent in February, which was a record lowsince statistics have been kept.
Midland has the lowest unemployment in the state at 2.6 percent,
followed by Odessa and Amarillo.
The highest jobless rate in the state: the
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission area, at 6.4 percent.
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