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California based think tank company Milken Institute has released a report this week on the Top US Metro Areas that managed to create and sustain jobs in light of the national recession. The Kennewick-Richland-Pasco area is ranked number five on this list of 13 metro areas for the second year in a row. During the last 12 months the Tri City Washington area’s job increased by 4.5 percent, this is the highest percentage growth in the nation. This large increase in jobs is due mostly to the stimulus money coming in for Hanford.

President and CEO of the Tri City Development Council, Carl Adrian says that it is a great thing to have our area out there on a list such as this one because it allows for the planning of ideas for creating broad-based prosperity

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Recently the US News and World Report issued a new report on the “Top Ten Places to Begin a Second Career.” Many seniors throughout the US will continue to work past the age of 65 because they enjoy working. However these seniors who enjoy working are having a hard time finding employment. One of the factors that contribute to the availability of jobs is a vibrant community such as a college/university town or a city where government or healthcare jobs are prevalent.

Among the list of top ten US Cities to start a second career is our very own Richland Washington. One of the biggest reasons for being on the list is the fact that the area added 3,000 jobs to the local economy during the past year, this is more new jobs than any other metro area in the

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