Fla. port eyes rail to generate more cargo business

Officials at the Port Canaveral in Florida are depending on a $23.5 million rail-spur project as a way to increase cargo movement. Florida East Coast is expected to provide service and help pay for the costs of the project, which will spur employment growth, says Tom Weinberg, the port authority's chairman. "Jobs related to cargo are high-paying and would be a benefit to the economy of Brevard County. We've got a lot of untapped potential," Weinberg adds.

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