Whitesburg KY
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Far fewer work here now

County’s labor force continues dramatic fall

There are fewer people employed in Letcher County than the same time four years ago, or even eight years ago, state unemployment figures show. While Gov. Matt Bevin has been touring the state talking about record low unemployment percentages, the numbers are more complicated than a simple percent because the number of people in the workforce also changes from month […]

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