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West Virginia Unemployment Rate Rises to 6.5 Percent in February

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose two-tenths of a percentage point to 6.5 percent in February. WorkForce West Virginia says in a news release that the number of unemployed state residents increased by 1,300 last month to 50,800. Job declines included 700 in educational and health services, 400 in construction… Read More

Kentucky Bill Allowing Businesses to Deny Services to Gays Advances

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky businesses could invoke their religious beliefs to refuse service to gay, lesbian or transgender customers under a bill passed by the state Senate. The measure passed the Republican-led Senate on a 22-16 vote Tuesday. It’s a response to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling last summer that effectively legalized same-sex marriage… Read More