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South-Central Kentucky

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Job seekers in the Cumberlands Workforce Investment Area, which encompasses 13 south-central Kentucky counties, will have the opportunity to receive job training through a $500,000 grant provided by the state’s Workforce Investment Act. The grant will pay to train unemployed and underemployed workers in the areas of computer networking, Microsoft applications and manufacturing technology. The grant will be based on tuition per participant, and could help as many as 315 people. Tuition includes instruction, books and supplies for each training opportunity. A total of 5,081 unemployed people reside in the Cumberlands labor market area.