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In Pennsylvania, Employment Booms Amid Oil And Natural Gas Bust

Lower oil and natural gas prices have the petroleum industry laying off tens of thousands of workers. It looks like a decade-long trend of job growth in the U.S. oil business may end.

But there are parts of the country where those job numbers are still rising. Pennsylvania is one of them.

Randy Stroup sees evidence of that where he lives in Williamsport, Pa.

“You can drive down the road and see the amount of oil and gas trucks with their names on the side,” he says.

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