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Lancaster County struggles with growing pains, unemployment (access required)

Like many Carolinian communities, Lancaster County has struggled thanks to a vanishing textile industry. When the Springs Industries textile mill moved to Brazil 14 months ago, taking its 3,500 manufacturing jobs with it, it was a huge blow, contributing to the county's unemployment rate rising to a staggering 19.7 percent in early 2010. "On the heels of ...

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