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Payroll employment growth slows in Kentucky, but economist remains upbeat about outlook

While annualized payroll employment growth in Kentucky has slowed since the beginning of 2016, largely as a result of softness in the manufacturing and energy sectors, many regions in Kentucky continue to enjoy strong job growth, according to Gary A. Wagner, vice president and senior regional officer of the Cincinnati Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. “In the most recent three-month...