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Ricketts Plans Nebraska Tour for 'Manufacturing Month'


Gov. Pete Ricketts is planning to tour the state with business leaders and economic development officials after proclaiming October as "Manufacturing Month."

Ricketts issued the proclamation on Monday with officials from the Department of Economic Development, Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Nebraska Manufacturing Advisory Council. Manufacturing is the state's second-largest industry, behind agriculture. It employs about 97,000 people.

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