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Several workers in the New River Valley will keep their jobs after all. Last week CraftMaster gave 138 employees letters informing them the Christiansburg plant would be closing by December 31. This week, employees got different news. They were told...
Hundreds of employees learned Friday morning in Henry County that they are losing their jobs. MasterBrand Cabinets in Martinsville says it just has too many workers and not enough work. Everyone who currently works here will lose their job. That's 335...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefFrozen foods have been coming out of the Brooks Food Group plant for more than 40 years. On Monday, the Bedford-based company sent out its final shipments, marking the end for yet another Bedford manufacturer. "It's a big impact on the city," said...
ReporterThe Pre-made home industry says tough regulations and a poor economy are hurting business. Now they want Congress to help. About half a dozen experts in modular housing expressed their concerns Tuesday to Congressman Robert Hurt and representatives from...
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Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefThe old Thomasville Furniture plant in Appomattox went on the auction block Wednesday, but there were no successful bids for the property. Thomasville was one of the area's largest employers, before downsizing and eventually closing earlier this year....
The decades-old tradition of shutting down U.S. auto factories for two weeks around July may be coming to an end, experts say, pushed out by strong demand and staggered vehicle launch dates. With sales booming, Ford Motor Co., for example, said it...
ReutersMay 22 (Reuters) - CME live cattle futures traded narrowly mixed on Wednesday as investors wait for cattle in the cash market to change hands, analysts and traders said. * They said futures' continued discount to last week's cash cattle prices underpinned...
ReutersBy Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, May 22 (Reuters) - The Chicago Board of Education is due to vote on Wednesday on a controversial proposal to close 54 schools in the country's third-largest public school district in what would be the largest mass school...
ReutersCHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago police arrested about two dozen people on Monday who were protesting against the planned closure of 54 schools in the country's third-largest school district, ahead of a planned Wednesday vote on the matter. The protests at...
ReutersFRANKFURT, May 15 (Reuters) - General Motors' loss-making European brand Opel will move production of the multi-purpose vehicle Zafira to Ruesselsheim in Germany, shoring up its headquarters as it prepares to close another German site. "This will make...
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Reuters* Demand for solar panels to grow to more than 35 GW in 2013 * Number of equipment makers has dropped to less than 150 * House owners, farmers emerge as winners in current turmoil By Christoph Steitz FRANKFURT, May 10 (Reuters) - Planned European...
South Bend TribuneThe entry into Lake Michigan of 79 gallons of what officials at the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission describe as "very slightly radioactive'' water has drawn its share of attention, very little of it positive. The leak...
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