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HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - The operator of an airplane mechanic school in Hagerstown says job-fair registration numbers indicate strong demand for aviation industry workers.

The Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics is playing host to the job fair Wednesday at its campus near Hagerstown Regional Airport.

Campus Director Butch Adams says in a statement that the event has attracted more employers than available students for hire. He says that's a strong indicator of career trends for the region.

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NEWARK, Del. (AP) - Gov. Jack Markell is joining officials with GE Aviation to tout the addition of about 70 jobs at the company's Newark plant.

GE Aviation says it plans to add 70 jobs at the Newark site.

Markell is scheduled to join officials Tuesday in announcing a $27 million investment to support increased production of ceramic matrix composites, lightweight materials that can withstand high temperatures.

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NEWARK, Del. (AP) - With the approval of $1.1 million in state grants, GE Aviation says it plans to add dozens of jobs at its Newark plant.

The News Journal of Wilmington reports that the company, which has 88 permanent employees in Newark, plans to add 62 jobs by 2016. The state Council on Development Finance has approved $1.1 million in grants to renovate and expand the 110,000-square-foot facility.