News roundup: … Louisiana unemployment rises as oil and gas sector loses 10,000 jobs over the course of a year … Loss of two active oil and gas rigs in Louisiana is offset by the addition of three offshore rigs, but US rig count falls to new low … GM to recall more than 1M pickups to fix seat belt problem.

    Going up: Louisiana's unemployment rate rose in March, as more people entered the labor force. The Associated Press reports the state’s jobless rate rose to 6.1%, up from 5.9% in February, but below…


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