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Fayetteville, Raleigh, Durham among U.S. cities flourishing after recession

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A new ranking by the financial website WalletHub gives high marks to North Carolina cities, including Fayetteville, Raleigh and Durham, for their economic recovery since the Great Recession.

WalletHub compared the 150 largest United States cities, using 18 different metrix. WalletHub found that Fayetteville, the home to Fort Bragg, was the No. 3 city on its list when it came to economic recovery.

Raleigh came in 10th, Durham 22nd, Greensboro 84, Winston-Salem 87th and Charltotte 98th.

Raleigh actually had the highest population growth, at 21 percent.

Topping the list were two cities in Texas – Laredo and Irving.

Having the toughest time recovering from the economic downturn were San Bernadino, Calif., at No. 150, Stockton, Calif., at 149 and Newwork, N.J. at 148.

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