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Valley getting 6 million to help train workers for the shale boom

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - The Mahoning Valley is getting six million dollars to help train workers for manufacturing positions in the shale boom.

The money will be awarded to help train skilled manufacturers in Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties and western Pennsylvania.

The U.S. Department of Labor says this training will help eliminate what it calls an "acute and critical" shortage in manufacturing skills.

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