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DFW Area Third in U.S. Job Creation In 2015


Dr. Dale Funderburk, professor of economics at Texas A&M University-Commerce, analyzes a recent Dallas Morning News story that reports that Dallas-Forth Worth generated the third most new jobs among metro areas in 2015, with 98,900.  And despite the decline in oil prices, Texas was third among the states in job creation, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Neighboring states Louisiana and Oklahoma lost jobs in 2015.

John Mark Dempsey is the host of the public interest program The Blacklands Café from KETR News. Dempsey is also the play-by-play announcer for Commerce Tigers Football on 88.9 FM and on ketr.org.
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