The tale of getting Southwest to come to Charleston

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The Post and Courier has an overly romanticized take, but it's an interesting behind the scenes look at what's involved in getting these types of companies to come to town.

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What's still not clear is just why the airline decided to forgo the economic incentives that appeared destined to happen. My wild speculation suggest that with all the economic potential they see in a growing Charleston economy, they didn't want the scarlet letter.

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