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      What are the most in-demand jobs in Yakima?

      YAKIMA, Wash. -- Jobs in agriculture top the list of the most in-demand here in the Yakima Valley. That's not much of a surprise. However, laborers and retail jobs are high on the list.

      The ranking is an average from job numbers of the last five years.

      A local economist tells Action News there's been growth in construction jobs.

      A sign of a slightly-improving economy.

      "It definitely gives you hope and makes it easier for you. I know I will find something relatively soon too," said Mary Perry, a job seeker.

      Almost 2,000 jobs were added to the economy from February of 2012 to this year.
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