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Why apprenticeships are the future of our economy

Not all successful careers start with a college degree. I understand it may seem strange for a community college president to say that a college degree is not necessary to have a career that earns a family-sustaining wage. At HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, this philosophy is reflected through our new purpose statement: Learning for ...

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Decrease in banking issues reported to securities department; increase in vehicle loan complaints

The number of complaints and inquiries filed with the department decreased by 1,691, according to the department’s most recent annual consumer services report, released this week. During the 2013-14 fiscal year, the department received 5,885 complaints. This annual aggregation of complaints and inquiries gradually trended downward, and in the 2018-19 fiscal year, 4,194 complaints were received by the department, according to the report.

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1,500 net jobs lost in October: study

While economic indicators remain high for the U.S. economy as a whole, central and southeastern Pennsylvania have been beset by tumultuous global trade and a weak manufacturing sector for the last year and a half, according to a recently published study by analysts at RKL, a business consulting firm based in Lancaster.

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