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End of fiscal year leaves 5,000 state employees without jobs


More than 5,000 state employees will be out of a job at the end of this week when the new state budget takes effect. As WUFT-FM’s, Brittany Thompson reports, communities with high rates of public employment will be hit the hardest.

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