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When the GM Corporation announced the shutdown of the GM Lordstown Assembly plant, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan of Howland, D-13th, called the news a "new Black Monday in the Mahoning Valley," a reference to the day in September 1977 when the closure of one of the Valley's large...

March 26, 2019

General Motors recently announced large-scale plant closures and layoffs, with top executives claiming the company needs $4.5 billion in savings to stay alive.  This week the legendary Lordstown manufacturing plant in Ohio will close.

But GM has given over five times as...

An American flag drapes the hood of the last Chevrolet Cruze Wednesday as it comes off the assembly line at General Motors' Lordstown plant, where 1,700 hourly positions are being eliminated, perhaps for good. The factory near Youngstown is the first of five North Amer...

LORDSTOWN, Ohio — Scott Mezzapeso had to do something last month he never imagined: call his ex-wife and warn her that he might not be able to pay child support on time. Mezzapeso has a tattoo of his daughter on his left arm and rarely misses her high school softball g...

The United Auto Workers is suing General Motors Co. over the automaker's plans to stop production at three U.S. plants before the current labor contract expires later this year.

The lawsuit filed by the UAW Tuesday in Ohio accuses GM of violating the terms of the 2015 U...

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