manufacturing sector http://wkms.org en Murray Small Engine Plant Celebrates 70 Million Engines http://wkms.org/post/murray-small-engine-plant-celebrates-70-million-engines <p></p><p>The Briggs &amp; Stratton plant in Murray has produced 70 million small engines since it opened in 1985; an average of nearly 2.6 million engines a year. At a press conference today Engine Products Group President Joseph Wright said the demand for quality engines allows them to keep that production domestic. Mon, 03 Dec 2012 21:25:34 +0000 Shelly Baskin & Chad Lampe 25224 at http://wkms.org Murray Small Engine Plant Celebrates 70 Million Engines Kentucky's September Jobless Rate Dips Slightly http://wkms.org/post/kentuckys-september-jobless-rate-dips-slightly <p>Kentucky is reporting a slight decline in its jobless rate in September despite a major loss of manufacturing jobs. The Office of Employment and Training released new unemployment figures today showing the jobless rate at 8.4 percent. That's down from 8.5 percent in August. The manufacturing sector loss 2,000 jobs in September. Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:08:17 +0000 The Associated Press & Angela Hatton 23407 at http://wkms.org Kentucky's September Jobless Rate Dips Slightly