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America's comeback states: 10 turnaround stories

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Economies back from the brink

CNBC has been ranking the states since 2007, chronicling their competitiveness from the peak of the housing boom through the Great Recession and now into the recovery.

Here are the top state comebacks, comparing our America's Top States for Business rankings in 2009—at the depths of the recession—to today.

—By Scott Cohn, senior correspondent & Betsy Cline, producer, CNBC
Posted 24 June 2014

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