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Lufkin area jobless claims: up

Lufkin area jobless claims: up
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Tuesday, July 26, 2011 - 4:24am

The new numbers baffle many

The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; many area profesionals are trying to figure out the how's and why's of newly released unemployment numbers.

Numbers that show job losses at both the city and county levels.In May, Lufkin had a 7.8 percent unemployment rate. In June, 159 more people were considered unemployed, raising the number to 8.7 percent. In Angelina County, the number rose from 7.6 percent in May to 8.6 percent in June.

To read more on the numbers, head to The Lufkin Daily News website: http://lufkindailynews.com/news/local/article_2c9d662e-b72b-11e0-af19-001cc4c002e0.html

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