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GOVERNOR PARSON ANNOUNCES APPROXIMATELY $125 MILLION FOR WORKFORCE AND HIGHER ED INITIATIVES

With hundreds of thousands of Missourians unemployed due to COVID-19, investing in the state’s workforce is essential to economic recovery. The Office of Workforce Development launched its Return Strong initiative to help Missourians skill up and get back to work, and to safely and responsibly reopen the public workforce system. Governor Parson included $1 million to be distributed to the Office of Workforce Development and Local Workforce Development Boards to support Missourians safely resuming in-person job search assistance at Job Centers across the state. ...Read more

CASES OF COVID-19 MORE THAN TRIPLE IN THE PAST WEEK IN CARROLL COUNTY

There have been a total of 25 new cases of the virus reported in Carroll County since the beginning of July. The Carroll County Health Department has reported the number of confirmed cases in the county is now up to 36. As of Thursday, afternoon, all 25 cases of the virus that have been reported in the last week remain active and 11 people have been released from observation. ...Read more