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September 2009: Eric Newman

  • Aired: 09/25/2009
  • 26:45
  • Rating: NR
Seventy-five years ago Tampa was the "Cigar Capital of the World." There were more than 150 cigar companies rolling 500 million cigars a year! Today there is only one major cigar manufacturer, J.C. Newman Cigar Company, a 114-year-old family business that has kept cigar manufacturing alive in Tampa practically single-handedly.
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A 114-year-old family business has kept cigar manufacturing alive in Tampa.
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