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City of Midland Named Best Performing Small City for Creating Jobs

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NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - Midland is named the best performing small city in the U.S. for creating jobs.

That's according to an economic think tank.

Odessa was ranked fifth in the same report.

Despite the downturn in the oil industry and rising unemployment rates, the Milkenin Institute says both cities continue to see job opportunities, strong incomes and housing prices.

Texas continues to be an economic bright spot during these trying times.

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