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Plant Closings

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  • Top Local Stories

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC-TV MyFoxAL.com) -- Here are the top local stories at this hour... Hoover High School Football Josh Niblett was hired Thursday to be the new head football coach at Hoover High School.  The Hoover School board made the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • Ripple Effects of Toyota NUMMI Plant Closure Reach Far

    Ripple Effects of Toyota NUMMI Plant Closure Reach Far
    At 60-years-old, Richard Galvan of Modesto is not ready to retire. But he will be out of work when Toyota's NUMMI plant in Fremont closes at the end of this month. Richard has worked as a team leader in the factory's body shop since 1985. "My goal is...
  • FPL asks to lower cost of fuel and other expenses

    FPL asks to lower cost of fuel and other expenses
    Florida Power & Light
  • Plants Impacted by GM Restructuring

    Plants Impacted by GM Restructuring
    The 47 U.S. facilities for General Motors assembly, powertrain, and stamping are being cut to 34 by the end of 2010 -- and then to 33 by 2012. Here are the impacted plants. PLANT STATUS: Closing dates for plants may be sooner depending on market demand....
  • A Look At GM's Planned Plant Closures

    A Look At GM's Planned Plant Closures
    A look at the plants General Motors Corp. said Monday it will close or idle. Assembly plants scheduled to close: - Wilmington, Del. Scheduled to close in July. Cars produced at the plant include the Pontiac Solstice, the Pontiac Solstice Coupe, the...
  • GM Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    GM Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    General Motors filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday as part of the Obama administration's plan to shrink the automaker to a sustainable size and give a majority ownership stake to the federal government. GM's bankruptcy filing is the fourth-...
  • What was the point of bailing out GM?

    What was the point of bailing out GM?
    Today's topic: Should the U.S. government have spent billions to keep General Motors from liquidation only to eventually steer it to Bankruptcy Court? An earlier bankruptcy would have saved taxpayers billions Point: Daniel J. Ikenson General Motors...