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With business sinking under coronavirus outbreak restrictions, restaurants are transforming operations and menus to try to stay afloat.

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Briggs and Stratton is closing their Murray operation by fall 2020. About 600 full-time positions will be affected. The Milwaukee-based company announced on Thursday plans to consolidate production of its small vertical-shaft engines to its Poplar Bluff, Missouri facility. 

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Fruit of the Loom says it is cutting about 100 jobs, mostly at its headquarters in Kentucky.

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Kentucky’s unemployment rate has reached its lowest level since the year 2000.