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Texas Unemployment Rate Up Slightly to 4.2 Percent

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    Texas Unemployment Rate Up Slightly to 4.2 Percent
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    A San Diego business has made the list of the best companies to work for in the country.

    The Texas unemployment rate rose slightly in September to reach 4. 2 percent.

    The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday reported that compares to a nationwide jobless rate last month of 5.1 percent.

    Statewide unemployment was 4.1 percent during August.

    Amarillo had the lowest September unemployment rate across Texas at 3.1 percent. TWC officials say the McAllen-Edinburg-Mission area had the state's highest jobless figure last month at 7.4 percent.

    Commission officials say Texas employers have added 224,800 jobs in the past year.