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    :: Thursday, May 19, 2005 ::

    Blacks, women work to make sure they benefit from KC's construction boom - By RANDOLPH HEASTER, The Kansas City Star
    The problem of minority journeymen who have left the building trades is also being tackled. Last week, Kemp said he instructed the business managers of all the construction unions to go back into to its their membership lists for the past 10 years to contact and try to recruit minority workers who have left the industry because they became discouraged.
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