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County’s unemployment rate falls to 7.6 percent

Taylor County’s unemployment rate fell in March to 7.3 percent after two straight months at 7.6 percent.

The county’s rate jumped almost a half-percentage point in January, breaking a six-month downward trend before holding steady in February. March’s drop nearly wiped out January’s jump, leaving the unemployment rate close to December’s figure of 7.2 percent.

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