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As unemployment drops, is Tennessee's economy getting stronger?

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KNOX COUNTY, TN (Knox News) - Employment numbers paint rosy picture, but may not tell whole story

The Texas economy may be booming, but when David Pain’s business needed a new home, he came to Tennessee.

Pain is the president of Leisure Pools, a manufacturer of fiberglass swimming pools that was founded in Australia and expanded to the San Antonio area in 2003.

The company had outgrown its space in the intervening decade and was looking for a home where it could more effectively ship to the East Coast. In January, Leisure moved its U.S. operations to the Forks of the River Industrial Park, in East Knox County.

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