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Texas Unemployment Rate Remains Steady For July 2013, Lubbock’s Rate Decreases

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The Texas economy did add 19,900 jobs in July for a total of 293,000 jobs added since July 2012, according to the Texas Workforce Commission.

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Unemployment Rate Holds Steady For Texas, Rises in Lubbock For June 2013

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The Lubbock MSA posted a decrease of 1,200 jobs in June, with the highest decrease in the leisure and hospitality sector, followed by the government sector.

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Workforce Solutions South Plains Receives Funding to Help Former Plainview Cargill Workers

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“As demonstrated by the informational session held last Thursday in Plainview for the former workers, there is still a great demand for job training and employment assistance for the displaced workers,” said Workforce Solutions South Plains CEO Martin Aguirre.

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Workforce Solutions South Plains to Offer Employment Assistance to Cargill Workers

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Scott Olson, Getty Images

Workforce Solutions South Plains will hold an informational session next week for former Cargill Meat Processing Plant workers that are now jobless.

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U.S. Department of Labor Releases Grant to Assist Plainview Workers Displaced by Cargill Meat Plant Closure

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

The grant has been awarded to the Texas Workforce Commission, and will make it possible for eligible dislocated workers to receive reemployment services.

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Texas Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged, Lubbock’s Rate Drops

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Hale County's economic woes continue with an unemployment rate of 12.3 percent, signaling major problems following the closing of the Cargill Meat Processing Plant in Plainview.

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Plainview Mayor Wendell Dunlap Says Plainview Is Still Trying To Recover From Cargill Meat Plant Closing [AUDIO]

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On Thursday's edition of Lubbock's First News, Plainview Mayor Wendell Dunlap talked with Tom Collins and Laura Mac about how Plainview is faring now after the idling of the Cargill meat processing plant.

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South Dakota Plant Sends Recruiters to Plainview

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The closing of a South Plains meat packing plant might benefit a South Dakota slaughterhouse.

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Plainview ISD Superintendent Ron Miller Says Cargill Closing Has Had Major Effect On The School District [AUDIO]

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On Friday's edition of Lubbock's First News, Plainview ISD superintendent Ron Miller talked with Tom Collins and Laura Mac about how the closing of the Cargill meat processing plant has affected the school district.

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Plainview Mayor Wendell Dunlap Comments On Cargill Meat Processing Plant Closing [AUDIO]

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On Monday's edition of Lubbock's First News, Plainview Mayor Wendell Dunlap spoke with Tom Collins and Laura Mac about how the closing of the Cargill meat processing plant has affected the city.

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