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From UPMC to Wood-Mode: Thousands of people were laid off in Pennsylvania in the first half of 2019

There have been several high-profile closings and layoffs so far this year.

By Daniel Urie/PennLive

Minor league baseball salaries hover at poverty level while major league teams earn big profits

“I played in front of 10,000 people a night, and I wouldn’t have enough money to go get food.”
By Daniel Gallen/PennLive

Pa. job report shows regional range in unemployment

Jobs have risen by one percent statewide over the last year, but declined in three of the 18 metro areas.
By Katie Meyer

IFO says though economy has slowed slightly, state finances are stable

IFO Director Matthew Knittel: Overall, economic growth slowed slightly but remains strong.
By Katie Meyer

‘Final kick in the gut’: Factory sends text thanking Snyder County workers and terminating benefits as 900+ left jobless

"I don’t want to hear it anymore. Don’t thank me. You (owners) have money in the bank."
By John Beauge/PennLive

Finding younger farmers: Gov. Tom Wolf proposes tax breaks, loans in new Pa. Farm Bill

The package includes low-interest loans, grants, tax breaks and other measures to attract a new crop of farmers in Pennsylvania.

By Jan Murphy/PennLive

Pennsylvania ‘fake milk’ concerns get a (minor) spotlight in D.C.

"There may be tremendous benefits to almond quote-unquote 'milk. But it's not milk."
By Katie Meyer

A new coal mine is opening in Pennsylvania. Is Trump to thank?

“We’re not dead yet, we’ve still got a pulse in Mahanoy City.”
By Jen Kinney/Keystone Crossroads

Pa. food banks: Extra SNAP work requirements could strain resources

The proposal has those working to fight hunger in central Pennsylvania concerned.
By Rachel McDevitt

Change in China recycling policy driving costs in midstate

The cost of recycling will likely go up for many midstate communities over the next few years.

A change of standards in China is causing recycling processors in the U.S. to recalculate.

By Rachel McDevitt