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Weekly unemployment numbers are just out this morning in more than 500000.
People are filing for the first time -- construction industry.
-- particularly feeling the pain one point six million construction jobs have been lost since December of 2007.
When the recession began.
There were more than 60000 construction job openings in September that sounds good but that is 90000.
Then the same month back in 2008 and unemployment in the construction business currently stands at eighteen point 7%.
But there is at least one bright spot in the industry and Phil Keating is on the job -- Hialeah Florida.
-- tell us up this project that you're looking into.
Good morning out that yes this is where there are deadly construction jobs and Hialeah park historic horse racing track.
Which closed down in 2001.
Because of other competition from -- lets your track but it is now reopening.
Next weekend Saturday things you do weekend Orlando to bias one of the general contractors usually construction -- Orlando what's been the most.
Difficult thing this project to get up.
Off the ground and make your deadline because clearly labor shortage was not an issue.
Definitely in an issue.
Issues to -- here with a fine line.
We basically have four to six weeks to get something like this renovated any usable form they can occupy I -- when he.
You guys have done -- -- loving.
Construction the carpentry electrical war.
Thinking of the elevators and escalators.
As you can -- while.
Basically all kinds of activities -- -- make the the project happen and I announced it thank you very the odds of that -- -- next Saturday.
Are pretty much -- that at this point right here.
These guys -- installing handicap access so people in wheelchairs.
Can enjoy the track and check it out as well laureate Seattle slew raised here citation Triple Crown winner.
That horse race here as well so a lot of excitement back here -- and the job right now are -- -- -- doubles you have to make the deadline but.
They did -- -- big you know problem.
That's good news -- game thanks so much for bringing us that story and for the latest.
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