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Preparing Workers For New Opportunities This West Virginia Morning


On this West Virginia Morning, the state government has been successful in attracting national corporations to set up shop in West Virginia and they say tourism jobs are ready to explode. The challenge now is filling thousands of positions that demand a wide variety of skill sets. Randy Yohe continues with our radio series “Help Wanted: Understanding West Virginia’s Labor Force” by looking at the state government’s job creation and retention plans.

Also, Emily Rice looks at advocates that held a press conference to discuss resources available to West Virginians on the first anniversary of the Inflation Reduction Act, Curtis Tate learns the creative way Toyota of West Virginia keeps the vegetation under control around its solar array in Putnam County, and more.

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