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Lots Of Oil & Gas Jobs, But Too Few Workers

Contrary to some reports, manufacturing may not be dead. Once thought to be victims of competition from overseas, jobs that used to be called "blue collar" are now in high demand in some parts of Texas, particularly in Houston. But as StateImpact report Dave Fehling found, at a time of great need, the funding for educating future workers has been cut.

Stacy Martin
Stacy Martin

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Dave Fehling

Dave Fehling

Director of News and Public Affairs

As Director of News and Public Affairs, Dave Fehling manages the radio news operation at Houston's NPR station. Previously, he was a reporter at the station, covering the oil & gas industry and its impact on the environment. He won top state honors for in-depth and investigative reporting as well...

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