Arkansas: Red-Staters Got the Economy Blues

The first high school football game of the season is a welcome escape from a troubled economy here. Helena is hurting; the town needs jobs. Arkansas has lost another 6,000 manufacturing jobs, just this year. Darius West is Helena's biggest star -- the top high school football player in the state. Darius just announced he's staying in town to play football for the University of Arkansas. It's a shining moment for a challenged city. Darius's mom, Debra West, said some people in Helena have to...Full Story
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