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  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • FPL asks to lower cost of fuel and other expenses

    FPL asks to lower cost of fuel and other expenses
    Florida Power & Light
  • Mishawaka: Awaiting Word of Hummer's Fate

     
    By Eamonn Brennan Cars.com Large and foreboding, the Hummer H2 casts a long shadow over the road ??? a huge, rumbling symbol of America???s gas-guzzling history. That same shadow hangs over Mishawaka, where employees have been building the hulking...
  • Barack Obama, ''Not ready to lead:' RNC

     
    by Mark Silva ST PAUL - While Republicans stage their convention here in St. Paul, the presidential campaign battle rages in states such as Michigan, where the GOP's John McCain hopes to make Democrat Barack Obama pay for a struggling......
  • GM Plant Closures Signal Product Shift

     
    Now that it???s operating under bankruptcy protection, GM has ramped up the scheduled plant closures it had previously announced. Four assembly plants will be closed this year, impacting current products. The least surprising closure is the Wilmington,...
  • Documentary of GM Plant Closure Nabs Oscar Nod

     
    ???The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant,??? which follows several workers in the Moraine, Ohio, assembly plant during its last months of operation, has earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary Short Film. The 40-minute film is part......
  • Nuclear plant shutdown saps some of Disney World’s power

     
    Problems at a nuclear power plant on Florida’s Gulf coast have created a bit of a headache for Walt Disney World. Progress Energy’s nuclear plant in Crystal River has been shut down since late last year, after workers in the midst of a maintenanc...
  • 'Expendables' star Terry Crews calls out Rampage Jackson

     
    Sly Stallone's "The Expendables" opens this week and one of the stars is Terry Crews, the former NFL player who has putting together one of the most unlikely careers in Hollywood. This is a longer version of my recent cover......
  • 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...