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Lottery for Longshore Jobs Draws More Than 300,000

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Lottery for Longshore Jobs Draws More Than 300,000

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Lottery for Longshore Jobs Draws More Than 300,000

Lottery for Longshore Jobs Draws More Than 300,000

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Union and shipping company officials at the Port of Los Angeles held a lottery Thursday to fill 3,000 longshore jobs. More than 300,000 people applied for the dangerous but lucrative jobs. Results of the lottery will be posted on the Web Friday. NPR's Carrie Kahn reports.