'Tale of Two Cities' Regarding the editorial entitled "Two layers of cost" (OGJ, Oct. 21, p. 20), my "window" into the effects of government policy is through my life in the two cities where I have lived most of my life, and thus you might call this "A Tale of Two Cities" (with apologies to Charles Dickens). I was born and raised in Canton, Ohio, which was an industrial superpower for its size. Long known as the "Alloy Steel Capital of the World", Stark County sported Republic Steel, producing alloy steel bars and stainless sheet, and the steel mill of Timken Roller Bearing Co., which produced alloy and stainless bars, pipes, and tubes. From the pro...

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