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Augusta metro area loses 500 jobs in July

Job losses in July in state and local government were offset by slight gains in education, construction and manufacturing.
Nothing is right when fundamentals are wrong

...debt, savings, thrift, trade imbalances and manufacturing job losses -- are not good. The good news is, Americans...syndicated columnist Walter Williams notes, despite manufacturing job losses, productivity has still risen 3 percent a year...
Gap in funding doesn't dissuade Wilson rivals

...difference between himself and the president on free-trade deals that have been blamed for almost 60,000 manufacturing job losses in South Carolina since 2001. Mr. Wilson opposed fast-track trade authority for the president and opposes...
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Bush heads to Greenville to raise cash

...than $94 million. On Friday, he was in North Carolina, another state suffering through big textile mill and manufacturing job losses. South Carolina has lost 58,800 manufacturing jobs since Bush took office, the highest per capita loss in...
Sanford, Faith report on China trade mission

...three manufacturers have announced plans to lay off more than 1,100 people across the state. To counter manufacturing job losses, Faith said the state is working on a marketing effort to help existing businesses - such as the automotive...
General Electric to cut 600 jobs at Upstate plant

...year, when 26,701 workers - mostly in the textile industry - were laid off or saw their plants close. The manufacturing job losses underscore the need to cut taxes and pursue more technologically advanced industries, said Will Folks, spokesman...
Business briefs

...COLUMBIA - South Carolina's unemployment rate took a sharp dip in July to 4.6 percent, though there were heavy manufacturing job losses and others in sectors that normally benefit from tourism. The July rates compared with the June rates in counties...
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Flooring manufacturer to open in hard-hit Ga. town

...million in the northwest Georgia city pummeled by manufacturing job losses. IVC US Inc. will add jobs over the next three...has endured some of Georgia's most severe manufacturing job losses. The self-proclaimed "Carpet Capital of the...
Edwards, Tenenbaum rouse Democratic convention crowd

...Yellow Dog Democrat." Edwards repeated campaign themes in a speech that emphasized a lagging economy and manufacturing job losses. The Bush administration isn't doing enough to protect American workers whose jobs are being lost as companies...
Fed reports economy gathering strength

...reporting last week that factories cut an additional 26,000 workers in December, the 41st consecutive month of manufacturing job losses. In agriculture, the Fed survey said that the finding of a case of mad cow disease in a herd in Washington...