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  • Edwards' populism is a risky bet

    WASHINGTON -- When Elaine Ellis began her rounds as a New York nursing assistant one morning this spring, she had an improbable companion: John Edwards, the Democratic presidential candidate, who had accepted a union invitation to spend the day with a...





  • Pratt Executive Recommended Cheshire Plant Closing In 2008

    Pratt Executive Recommended Cheshire Plant Closing In 2008
    Ten months before announcing a decision to lay off more than 1,000 Connecticut workers, Pratt & Whitney executives were already expecting to close their Cheshire factory, according to an internal Pratt document presented Monday during the first day of a...
  • Hershey Could Cut Jobs; Close Iconic Plant

    Hershey Could Cut Jobs; Close Iconic Plant
    A tentative agreement between the Hershey Company and its workers could stop production at the chocolate maker's historic downtown Hershey plant. It could also lead to the loss of hundreds of jobs. Hershey's landmark Chocolate Avenue plant started...
  • 97 Workers Laid Off At Amtex Plant

    97 Workers Laid Off At Amtex Plant
    There are more than 800 workers who reside in San Joaquin County that work for New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. (NUMMI). A plant in Manteca, "Amtex" supplies car seat covers for NUMMI. With it shutting down, many workers are left wondering what they'...
  • Mercury reaches end of the road

    Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday that it would shut down the Mercury brand developed 71 years ago. The automaker said it would end production of Mercury vehicles in the fourth quarter. The brand accounts for 5 percent of Ford's sales. Ford plans to focus...
  • Once again, young guns shatter hope

    SOMETIMES, SOME days, you wish you could just reach right in and rewire the brains of fools - like the fat one who apparently drove up to Randallstown High School Friday afternoon and decided to open fire on a crowd of kids after a charity basketball...