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Owensboro only metro in nation with lower June unemployment

Owensboro was getting national attention on Thursday, after the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said it was the only metropolitan area in the United States where the unemployment rate last month was lower than it was a year earlier.

Not my heroes

In the summer of 2012, I served as a childcare teacher for a local after-school program, one that was primarily African-American.