Why A Corporate Merger Has One Nebraska Town Worried04:17
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In this Feb. 17, 2016 file photo, statues of wildlife adorn the entrance to a Cabela's store in LaVista, Neb. (Nati Harnik/AP)
In this Feb. 17, 2016 file photo, statues of wildlife adorn the entrance to a Cabela's store in LaVista, Neb. (Nati Harnik/AP)
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When a big company leaves a city, it can leave an economic scar. But what if that company employs nearly one-third of the town's workforce?

That’s the situation at the corporate home to the outdoor sports retailer Cabela's. Grant Gerlock (@ggerlock) from Here & Now contributor Harvest Public Media reports from Sydney, Nebraska, where residents are wondering what will be left of their hometown company after it merges with a competitor.

This segment aired on January 31, 2017.

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