Lucas County to get stimulus funds for worker retraining

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LUCAS COUNTY (WTOL) - Lucas County job seekers will be getting some extra help from the Obama administration.

The County Workforce Development Agency is getting an extra $5 million from the new recovery bill.

President  of Lucas County Commissioners Pete Gerken says the money will go to retrain displaced workers and help the unemployed get back on their feet.

News 11 will continue to follow this story and report any new details as the plans develop for the stimulus funds.