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2008-06-20 12:00:32

By Thomas Gnau Staff Writer MORAINE -- Facing an impending plant closure, 786 hourly workers at General Motors Corp.'s Moraine plant have taken payment to leave the automaker's payroll, union officials said Wednesday, June 18. Taking buyout or early retirement options GM offered earlier this year are 662 production employees and 124 skilled trade employees, said John Harlow, shop chairman of the International Union of Electronic Workers-Communication Workers of America Local 798, which...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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