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Getting Back To Business In Chattanooga Under COVID-19

In only a matter of weeks, the economic shock from the shutdowns to curb the spread of COVID-19 has grown quite steep: 

More than 20 million jobs lost in this country last month, with the official jobless rate at nearly 15 percent - numbers not seen since the Great Depression - and still counting.


That pain is being felt deeply here in Chattanooga and the Tennessee Valley.

Dave Flessner is business editor at The Chattanooga Times Free Press...

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