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Fishkind Commentary: Jobs Report Brings Positive News for Florida

March 12, 2013 | WMFE - The February employment report from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics was released last Friday with some good news for the nation. The U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 7.7 percent, the lowest rate since December 2008.

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Economic analyst Hank Fishkind tells WMFE’s Tom Parkinson that the report points toward particularly optimistic trends for central Florida’s economy including a surge in activity in the construction industry and signs that the state will have a strong summer tourist season.  

 

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