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This former steel mill used to employ thousands—how the site is adapting and creating jobs now


The Bethlehem steel mill in Maryland was once the largest working mill in the world, employing 30,000 people at its peak in the 1950’s. The collapse of the American steel industry forced the mill into bankruptcy, closing for good in 2012. Now, new economic opportunities are rising on the land where the mill once stood. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Karla Murthy reports from Baltimore County on the challenges and successes creating jobs in a once-thriving port.

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