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Analysts: After Bailouts, Detroit Must Deliver In 2010

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By early 2008, Chen Hong had more than doubled his salary at this factory, which makes furniture for export to the U.S. Surrounding Guangdong province was suffering from a labor shortage so migrants like Chen could pick and choose where they worked. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Lenoir is a city of 18,000 in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Hard-hit by outsourcing of furniture jobs and the recession, the city's downtown sees little traffic. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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When Jobs Disappear: Tracking Shift From N.C. To China; And How People Cope

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Jobs Data Boosts Recovery Hopes

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GM's Saab Sale Collapses Koenigsegg Backs Out

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While U.S. Economy Struggles, China's Rises

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