New employment figures released today show the rate of unemployment in Florida has dropped for the eight month in a row. WUFT-FM’s Paula Cunniffe spoke with University of Florida Economics Professor Dave Denslow, who says that an increase in tourism related jobs is helping the Florida economy.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FP Denslow.mp3]
Construction of the two new UF Health Shands hospitals is ahead of schedule. The twin hospitals will bring more specialization in heart and cardiovascular diseases and neuromedicine units.