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In Augusta and US, STEM workforce still sees fewer women

...they were much less concentrated in engineering, at 13 percent, and mathematical sciences, at 25 percent.A 2014 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report that analyzed women in the labor force showed that female employees comprised just 7.2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-06-12/augusta-and
Aviation mechanics program takes off at Augusta Tech

...technology program and Gov. Nathan Deal are seeking eager minds such as Ward's to keep pace with an industry that the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects to grow by 14 percent in the next five years. More than 8,300 aircraft mechanics are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-05-31/aviation-mechanics-progra
Local job seekers say work hard to come by

...frustrated," said Parker, as he clicked on a traveling laborer position. "I can't find a job."According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Georgia's unemployment rate of 7.9 percent is the highest in the country. Its August jobless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-01/local-job-s
Athens agent shot, suspect killed

ATHENS, Ga. -- A U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent was shot in east Athens shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday during a joint drug...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-01/agent-shot-suspect-killed-at
Technology making some jobs less needed

...new waves of labor opportunity and efficiency, some in the workforce will inevitably get caught in the tide.The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects employment from 2012 to 2022 to increase by 10.8 percent, or 15.6 million, led by the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-30/technology-
Friends, family of slain Athens suspect vow vengeance

...associated with 20-year-old Javonta Terrell Darden, who died during a struggle with an undercover agent with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.Athens-Clarke County police said measures have been taken to protect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-04/friends-family-slain-a
Women leading the way on job recovery post-recession

...analysis by the Institute for Women's Policy Research.In its review of October employment data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the institute found that the number of women working reached its highest point in October, when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-11-16/women-leadi
Workers at AGY in Aiken remain idle after seven weeks of unemployment

...or $15 an hour, where you set your household around what you make, to going back to making minimum wage." THE U.S. BUREAU of Labor, which keeps statistics on "work stoppages" of 1,000 or more employees, said there were 15 major strikes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-17/workers-agy
Several homicide cases remain unsolved

...casings at the Broad Street ramp to Gordon Highway, making it an Augusta case.Investigators are working with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives task force in Aiken to obtain technical evidence that could lead to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-11/several-homicide-cases
Virus killing million of pigs

...have shot up: A pound of bacon averaged $5.46 in February, 13 percent more than a year ago, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Ham and chops have gone up too, although not as much.Farmer and longtime veterinarian Craig...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-08/virus-killing-million-pigs