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  1. Pennsylvania jobless rate rose slightly in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | York Dispatch

    Pennsylvania's unemployment rate rose in March for the third straight month, as the number of jobs declined and the ranks of job-seekers increased. The state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday the 5.3 percent rate was up from 5.2 percent in February, when payrolls hit a record high that offset the last of the job losses from the recession.

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  2. Pennsylvania jobless rate creeps up, payrolls down in Jan.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | York Dispatch

    The state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday that the seasonally adjusted rate in January was 5.1 percent. The department had initially put December's rate at 4.8 percent, a post-recession low, but it has since revised it higher to 5 percent.

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  3. Wolf administration to show how it will challenge gas industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | York Dispatch

    Gov. Tom Wolf, who ran last year with the backing of environmental groups, will soon be giving a first glimpse at how his administration will approach the powerful Marcellus Shale natural gas industry. Next week, Wolf's Department of Environmental Protection is preparing to release its plans to update various rules over the drilling industry, including how it must prevent methane leaks and how it must handle toxic wastewater.

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  4. EDITORIAL: Don't bench judges at 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | York Dispatch

    For a long time that was the age at which they could collect full Social Security benefits, although it's now 67 for anyone born after 1959. In some cases, older people continue working because they can't afford not to.

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  5. More than 100 people to lose jobs at Clark America in York, AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | York Dispatch

    More than 100 employees will be out of work in April as C&J Clark Americas Inc. announced the closing of two local facilities, coinciding with the opening of a new facility in the Hanover area. On Feb. 6, company vice president for logistics Christopher Bentley alerted the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry that the company would be closing its facilities located at 240 Kindig Lane, Conewago Township, Adams County, and 26 Barnhart Drive, Penn Township.

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  6. Unemployment drops in York County, more job openings than unemployed in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | York Dispatch

    Unemployment in York County continued its slow decline, dropping another two tenths of one percent to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.6 percent in December. The unemployment rate is down 1.8 percentage points since December of 2013 and is at its lowest level since June 2008.

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  7. Pennsylvania jobless rate falls to latest post-recession lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | York Dispatch

    Pennsylvania's unemployment rate fell below the 5 percent mark for the first time since 2008, dropping by three-tenths of a percentage point in December for the third straight month. The state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday that the seasonally adjusted rate in December was 4.8 percent, Pennsylvania's post-recession low.

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  8. Wolf names head of Lancaster school district as education secretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | York Dispatch

    Gov.-elect Tom Wolf says Lancaster school district superintendent Pedro Rivera is his choice for secretary of the Department of Education and former state lawmaker Kathy Manderino will be named secretary of the Department of Labor and Industry. Wolf said Monday that Rivera "has greatly improved student performances and college readiness, as well as the district's finances."

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  9. Unemployment drops to 4.8 percent in York CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | York Dispatch

    Bolstered by work at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in York County and the York-Hanover metropolitan area fell to 4.8 percent in November, according to Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. Year to year the unemployment rate for the local metropolitan area is down by 1.8 percentage points and is now a full percentage point lower than the national average of 5.8 percent, a report released Tuesday stated.

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  10. Pennsylvania jobless rate falls, hiring flattensRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | York Dispatch

    Pennsylvania's jobless rate fell by three-tenths of a percentage point in November for the second straight month, even as payrolls remained static. The state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday that the seasonally adjusted rate in November was 5.1 percent, Pennsylvania's post-recession low.

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  11. Unemployment drops to 5 percent in York areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | York Dispatch

    The unemployment rate in the York-Hanover metropolitan area fell to its lowest level in more than six years in October as more workers entered the workforce, according to numbers released Thursday by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. The local rate fell to a seasonally adjusted 5 percent in October, down from 5.3 percent a month earlier.

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  12. GOP eyes window for action before Wolf takes overRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | York Dispatch

    The Pennsylvania Legislature will be led by massive Republican majorities -- including the biggest House GOP majority in more than 50 years -- when Democratic Gov.-elect Tom Wolf takes office on Jan. 20. But for two weeks before he takes office, those majorities will be sworn in and intact under outgoing Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, a fact that has not been lost on Republican Party backers. That means it is still legal and possible -- albeit technically challenging -- to enact far-reaching legislation favored by many Republicans that Corbett might sign, but that Wolf had said during the campaign that he would oppose.

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  13. Number of York County residents working past 65 at record highRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2014 | York Dispatch

    Bud Butera, 88, of Spring Garden Township has been repairing shoes since he was 14. These days he works as a part-time cobbler at Reineberg's Shoes & Shoe Repair in Springettsbury Township. "I'll work as long as I feel good," he says.

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  14. York County jobless rate falls slightlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | York Dispatch

    The local unemployment rate is inching closer to the point where anyone who wants a job should be able to find one. Analysts with the state Department of Labor & Industry say that statistic is usually reflected in a 5 percent unemployment rate.

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  15. Pennsylvania jobless rate, payrolls drop in Sept.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | York Dispatch

    Pennsylvania's jobless rate dropped back down a notch in September after bumping up the past two months, even as employer payrolls shrank during the month. The state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday that the seasonally adjusted rate in September was 5.7 percent, down one tenth of a percentage point from August.

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  16. York-Hanover unemployment rate holds steadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | York Dispatch

    The July rate was originally reported as 5.3 percent, but it was later revised to 5.4 percent, according to statistics released Tuesday morning by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry. York County's unemployment rate in August was lower than that of the state and nation.

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  17. Pa. gov candidates reveal little in first debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | York Dispatch

    A new national survey estimates that Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf have spent more than $20 million airing more than 30,000 television commercials introducing themselves to voters, making the case for their campaign agendas and criticizing each other. Monday's debate was the first face-to-face encounter between Corbett, the GOP incumbent, and Wolf, the Democratic nominee, a golden opportunity for them to go beyond clever advertising and fill in the gaps in their conflicting plans for leading Pennsylvania for the next four years.

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  18. Live coverage of Corbett, Wolf debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | York Dispatch

    Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger are to square off Monday evening at a Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce and Industry dinner in Hershey. For months, independent polls have consistently shown Wolf, a wealthy York businessman, with a wide lead over Corbett, formerly the state's two-term attorney general.

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  19. Corbett, Wolf prep for first debate in Pennsylvania gov's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | York Dispatch

    Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger are to square off Monday evening at a Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce and Industry dinner in Hershey. For months, independent polls have consistently shown Wolf, a wealthy York businessman, with a wide lead over Corbett, formerly the state's two-term attorney general.

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  20. 5 Things to Know Today in Pa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | York Dispatch

    A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday: Investigators believe the man they're looking for, 31-year-old Eric Frein, is a self-taught survivalist who had been planning a confrontation with law enforcement for months, if not years. He's charged with killing one trooper and critically wounding another at a barracks in the Poconos on Sept.

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