Pittsburgh Region Leads In Job Loss In Latest Economic Reports

By Marcellus Shale – CBS Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — We’re so used to getting good economic news about this region that hearing some bad news is, well, disturbing.
“No place is number one all the time,” says Doug Heuck, director of Pittsburgh Today that monitors Pittsburgh’s economic situation against 14 other benchmark cities.
“Of the 15 benchmark regions, Pittsburgh was the only one to actually lose jobs, about 1,900 jobs,” Heuck told KDKA money editor Jon Delano on Tuesday.
The latest unemployment figures just released show a region with higher unemployment than most.
At 5.9 percent, unemployment in the Pittsburgh area is worse than the rest of the state by

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