The West Coast port strike hits home for some Baton Rouge businesses

Railcars are staged as a ship sits docked at the grain terminal of the Port of Tacoma, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in Tacoma, Wash. After nine months of bargaining for a new contract and weeks of partial port shutdowns, dockworkers and their employers disagree on whether they should change the system for arbitrating allegations of work slowdowns, discrimination and other conflicts. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

(Photo by AP Photo: Rail cars are staged as a ship sits docked at the Port of Tacoma in Washington, one of the 10 largest shipping container ports in the country.) From textiles to trinkets to the …

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