Economic Downturn In Ft. Myers Area Becomes Backdrop For Obama Visit

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By Doug Lazy on December 27, 2018

FORT MYERS, FL - FEBRUARY 09: A repossession agent for Repo-Man.net hooks up a car to his tow truck as he repossesses it February 9, 2009 near Fort Myers, Florida. U.S. President Barack Obama is planning on visiting the area which has seen its unemployment rate rise to 10 percent from six percent in a year. Repossessions of vehicles, boats and other items have picked up due to the economic situation in the region. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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