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COVID-19 Recession in Texas

August unemployment rate in Texas drops to 6.8%, lowest level since coronavirus shutdowns

The U.S. Labor Department on Friday announced Texas' unemployment rate for August fell to 6.8%. That is still far above pre-pandemic levels, underscoring a summer of steady joblessness for many Texans.

A movie theatre in downtown Pearsall remains closed due to COVID-19 on Sept. 16, 2020.

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