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Crenshaw/LAX Metro light rail could deliver passengers and jobs

Corey Moore | January 24th, 2013, 6:00am

A light rail line along Crenshaw Boulevard to Los Angeles International Airport – and the jobs it might deliver – are up for discussion at a meeting Thursday in South Los Angeles. The private meeting will be open to 70 local leaders who can recommend candidates for jobs.

The former pastor of First AME Church, Rev. Cecil Murray, has invited transportation and public works officials along with political leaders. People behind the light rail project say they hope to consider at least 1,000 applicants for jobs that’ll pay from $35,000 to $75,000  a year.

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