The Shreveport/Bossier metropolitan area's jobless rate last month was 6-point-3 percent. That's down four-tenths from the month before. As a matter of fact, the Louisiana Workforce Commission says the jobless rate dropped in all eight of the state's Metropolitan Statistical Areas from August to September. The statewide unemployment rate is down, too -- from 7-point-3 percent in August to 6-point-9 percent last month. Commission Director Curt Eyesink says this was the third month in a row that the state and all MSAs improved over the previous month

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