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Fri September 25, 2009
Unemployment Holds Steady In Las Cruces
By KRWG News
Las Cruces – The unemployment rate for August held steady in Las Cruces, but rose statewide.
The Las Cruces unemployment rate was 7.4 percent, just below the New Mexico's rate of 7.5 percent, a half point increase from July.
While the labor markets remains difficult statewide, the national unemployment rate is significantly worse at 9.7 percent.