Unemployment up in Hopkins, workforce commission says

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Dallas, East Texas hit hardest 

Unemployment hotspots in Northeast Texas/ Texas Workforce Commission
Northeast Texas has seen a spike in unemployment, according to the Texas Workforce Commission.  In the Northeast Texas region, which includes Hopkins County as well as surrounding counties such as Delta, Hunt, Rains, Wood and others, 7,499 people have claimed unemployment as of April 30, according to TWC data.  Of these, only approximately 6,000 are eligible, TWC said. Claimants in the region…

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