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Lori Wolfe/The Herald-Dispatch

Matthew Erskine, acting assistant secretary of Economic Development for the U.S. Department of Commerce, from left, Bobby Lewis, state director of rural development for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Earl Gohl, federal co-chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission, were part of a roundtable discussion on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Manufacturing in Huntington.

Gallery: Officials discuss rural jobs

Oct. 24, 2012 @ 07:06 AM

Federal, state and local officials came together Tuesday at the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing to talk about parlaying federal grants into new jobs for West Virginia in the local food, tourism and advanced manufacturing industries.

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