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Welcome, Big River

IT’S BEEN a long time between industrial developments on this scale in Arkansas. Indeed, it’s been forever. For the $1.1-billion steel plant slated to go up in once-declining Northeast Arkansas may be the biggest such investment in the state’s history. No wonder it’s so welcome. For a project of this size doesn’t mean just 525 good-paying jobs now, but more in the future as it grows, and more all around ...

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  • Headline: Welcome, Big River
  • Publication: Editorial, Pages 16 on 01/31/2013
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