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The recession came late to Connecticut—but a recent report out from the Connecticut Department of Labor leaves no question. It's here.
Connecticut lost more than 25,000 jobs in the last quarter of 2008. So far, 2009 brings more losses with cuts across all kinds of industry including high-tech pharmaceutical jobs at Pfizer and service jobs at Connecticut’s tribal casinos. One out of every 14 people in Connecticut is now jobless. So what happens next? Today Where We Live, we’ll get a grasp on the job market - and we'll talk with experts in the job-search field. How can experienced professionals market themselves in a new economy? Also, what’s on the minds of young people looking to enter the workforce for the first time?
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*Today's show originally aired on February 4, 2009. Listen below for John Dankosky's interview with Capitol reporter Anna Sale on the state budget crisis.