Essential Pittsburgh
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Fri December 20, 2013

10 Things Pittsburgh Can be Thankful For

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The holiday season is often a time to reflect on why and for what we should be grateful. Pittsburgh Today has published its list of 10 Pittsburgh Reasons to be Thankful.

Doug Heuck is the editor of Pittsburgh Today and talks about some of the positive things Pittsburghers can be thankful for.

“In terms of employment, we’ve been doing much better than most of the benchmark regions coming out of the recession. The employment, as you mentioned, is at an all time high. It’s also the labor force, which is a sign of the strength of the job market, that has been setting records repeatedly. So that’s a sign generally that either people are moving here or saying. ‘Gee, you know, I’m going to come back into the labor force because it looks like I can get a job that I want and like.’”

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