Slideshow: Worst counties for job growth (2005 - 2013)

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LaMar Lemmons
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:48am
Well these counties Vote Republican so, if they like it; I love it! IJS
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 6:44pm
Is the percentage perhaps wrong for Arenac County? 41.1%? Just a guess, no knowledge, but the percentages kept going up till then.
Stephanie
Mon, 05/25/2015 - 6:55am
Arenac County lost their major employer, Standish Max Prison, in that time frame. Water bills increased around 150 percent following the closure as well, which hurt other businesses.