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Fishkind Commentary: Florida Job Growth on the Rise

Image courtesy of Hank Fishkind
Image courtesy of Hank Fishkind

August 20th, 2013 | WMFE - Florida's new July job numbers are out, and at first glance it appears the state's recovery has stalled, with the unemployment rate unchanged for the third straight month. But economic analyst Hank Fishkind says there's a reason for optimism behind that headline - job growth is on the rise, so more of the long-term unemployed are starting to search for work again, which in turn inflates the unemployment rate. 90.7's Nicole Creston asked Hank Fishkind for an in-depth look into the new jobs report and what the numbers mean for the state and our area.

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