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In this Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 photo, apparel workers sew military uniforms at American Power Source in Fayette, Ala. American Power Source is laying off about 50 workers at the Fayette plant and another one in Columbus, Miss., after losing a contract to make Air Force exercise garb to Unicor. Many employees are worried that they will lose their jobs to convicts in the prison system. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)