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The South's economic crisis

October 18, 2011 - In the 1930s, with the country struggling to recover from the Great Depression, President Roosevelt labeled the South "America's Economic Problem Number 1." Today, there are troubling signs that it remains one of the nation's hardest-hit regions.

4,000 textile jobs lost

By R. Neal
May 23, 2006 - A textile mill company is shutting down operations in South Carolina and Alabama, and the job losses will be significant: