Underreported: What Happened When Government Tried to Fix a Coal Town in Kentucky

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PAINTSVILLE, Ky.—When Ben Larrabee heard about a new government-funded job training program for the digital age that promised to turn “coal country” into “code country,” he stopped looking for other jobs. “The thing that got 800-plus people to apply and go through the process was that it promised jobs that would run from $30,000 to $40,000…

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  1. 83ragtop50

    The first clue should have been when it was stated that “we are from the government and are here to help you”.

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