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No. 1 in Steel

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    For the first time in six years, the Indiana/Chicago area became the country's top steel producing region for the week ending March 14.

    Historically the nation's top steel producing area, the Calumet area lost the distinction in October 2002 as more steel companies opened mills in the South and the area's integrated mills idled production as they struggled from the flood of cheap, imported steel.

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