Jobless rates fell in 12 US states, hit record lows in 3
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Jobless rates fell in 12 US states, hit record lows in 3

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell to record lows in Alabama, Hawaii and Texas last month, and dropped in nine other U.S. states. Employers added jobs in nine states in October, and cut them in three, the Labor Department said Friday. Steady hiring has driven down unemployment in most states in the past year. Nationwide, … Continue reading

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Thousands march for immigrant rights in Dallas
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Thousands march for immigrant rights in Dallas

DALLAS (AP) — Thousands of people marched and rallied in downtown Dallas on Sunday, April 9, to call for an overhaul of the nation’s immigration system and end to what organizers said is an aggressive deportation policy. Organizers who called Sunday’s event the “Dallas Mega March” said President Donald Trump’s executive orders restricting travel from … Continue reading

2nd man charged in death of ex-officer’s girlfriend in Texas
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2nd man charged in death of ex-officer’s girlfriend in Texas

DALLAS (AP) — A man authorities say conspired with a former Austin police officer to kill the patrolman’s pregnant girlfriend has been charged with capital murder. Bastrop County officials said during a news conference Thursday that 31-year-old Kevin Watson is being held in Houston. The announcement came hours after former officer VonTrey Clark had been … Continue reading