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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

How a high school concussion inspired a tech startup

Three students invented a device to create a more comprehensive picture of athlete's brain function over the course of a season.
By Rachel McDevitt

Royalties: Why some strike it rich in the natural gas patch, and others strike out

When natural gas companies approached Charlie Clark and Jim Barrett about the minerals under their farms, the northern Pennsylvania landowners in neighboring counties both decided to let them drill.

By Marie Cusick and Amy Sisk