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Here are this week’s most-read stories.
According to the 2016 U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics, 40 percent of the workforce is 55 years and older. And not every employee is staying in the same job until she or he retires. READ MORE.
The two winning artifacts get a combined $7,000 conservation grant and previous honorees include the USS Monitor’s gun turret at the Mariners’ Museum and Park and an 18th century Korean silk tapestry from the Hermitage Museum & Gardens in Norfolk. READ MORE.
According to the Virginia Employment Commission, Hampton’s underemployment rate is 12 percent, more than three times the city’s 3.7 percent unemployment rate, an issue the city is hoping its new WorkOne Resource Center can fix. READ MORE.
James Goins, a master shipbuilder and sheet metal worker specialist for Newport News Shipbuilding, fell at the shipyard on Dec. 13, said Duane Bourne, spokesman for the Newport News Shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries. READ MORE.
Lakin Ashlyn Gabel wasn’t wearing a seatbelt as she snapped a selfie and posted it to Snapchat, seconds before she lost control of her Toyota 4-Runner, which rolled a couple times — she was ejected. READ MORE.