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2006-04-13 10:40:00

By Poornima Gupta DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co. plans to close its St. Paul, Minnesota, and Norfolk, Virginia, assembly plants as part of the automaker's broader restructuring plan, local United Auto Workers union officials said on Thursday. "Ford will make an announcement at one o'clock informing the employees that it will close the plant in 2008," Chris Kimmons, president of UAW Local 919, representing 2,400 workers at the Virginia plant, told Reuters. The Minnesota assembly plant is marked for...

2006-04-13 09:54:37

By Poornima Gupta DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. plans to close its Norfolk, Virginia, assembly plant by 2008 as part of the automaker's broader restructuring plan, a local United Auto Workers union official said on Thursday. "Ford will make an announcement at one o'clock informing the employees that it will close the plant in 2008," Chris Kimmons, president of UAW Local 919, told Reuters. The local represents the 2,400 workers at the plant. The plant builds Ford's best-selling...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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