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Job growth strong in Yakima

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YAKIMA, Wash -- Yakima County is adding jobs faster than the state average.  

Between March 2006 and March 2007, Yakima added almost three thousand jobs -- a 3.6% increase. Washington saw an increased of 2.2%.

Most of the jobs added in Yakima, were in fresh fruit packing and food processing. Local government also added 200 jobs.