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July 24, 1990 | HARRY ANDERSON
Ports have always been something communities brag about: the ships, the waterfront and the romance--not to mention the businesses, the jobs and the tax revenue. And, boy, has there been a lot of bragging around here lately. On the strength of booming Pacific trade, Los Angeles steamed past New York last year as the nation's busiest commercial port (measured in the number of freight containers passing through). Sister port Long Beach is fast closing in on the No. 2 spot.
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July 24, 1990 | HARRY ANDERSON
Ports have always been something communities brag about: the ships, the waterfront and the romance--not to mention the businesses, the jobs and the tax revenue. And, boy, has there been a lot of bragging around here lately. On the strength of booming Pacific trade, Los Angeles steamed past New York last year as the nation's busiest commercial port (measured in the number of freight containers passing through). Sister port Long Beach is fast closing in on the No. 2 spot.
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