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Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Texas economy gains jobs in February

by BECCA AARONSON The Texas economy continued its upward climb in February, gaining 27,900 jobs while the unemployment rate dropped slightly, from 7.3 percent to 7.1 percent. “Texas’ job growth over the past year points to a steady and sustained expansion of our state’s economy,” Tom Pauken, chairman of the Texas Workforce Commission, said in