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Despite high national unemployment, St. Petersburg job seekers are optimistic listen

01/12/12 Liz McKibbon
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Job seekers stood in a line stretching around the block, awaiting entry to the Tampa Bay job & career fair. Dave LaBell, an organizer of the event with the Tampa Bay Times, expected 3,000 to 3,500 attendees.

Less than an hour after doors opened, the Coliseum was already bustling. Dozens of booths with companies looking to hire filled the venue. Tradewinds Island Grand Resort was an especiall...

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