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by Dick Yarbrough
Columnist
09:47 AM, Thursday, September 11
Remember the story of “The Little Engine That Could?” That could well describe the city of Dalton, a town of some 34,000 nestled in the corner of northwest Georgia not far from the Tennessee line. In the oft-told tale, a long train must be pulled ...

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