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Florida adds 15,400 private-sector jobs in October, ADP reports

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Florida gained 15,400 private sector jobs last month, according to data released Wednesday by payroll company ADP. The new jobs put the Sunshine State in third place among the 50 states according to the ADP Regional Employment Report. Only California, which added 23,000 jobs, and Texas, which saw a 17,200-job gain, added more than Florida. The new jobs mainly came to the service industry, with just 500 positions heading to goods-producing industries. The breakdown estimates Florida lost 300 manufacturing jobs…

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