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    Report: Despite meeting with governor, Ford set to close Minnesota Ranger plant

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    According to The Detroit News, Ford officials met with Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty yesterday to discuss the future of the automaker's St. Paul assembly plant. The facility, which builds Ford's Ranger compact pickup has been earmarked ...

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    St. Paul Ford Ranger plant to shut down for December

    For the entire month of December, Ford's plant in St. Paul, Minnesota, where about 1,000 workers assemble the Ford Ranger, will shut down. According to reports, it is normal for the plant to be closed for the week of Christmas, but an additional three weeks of downtime is necessary to "align ...

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    Could Ford plant closing in Twin Cities strike Olympic gold for Minnesota?

    If Ford decides to broom the company's Highland Park complex in 2008 as rumored, the Twin Cities want to be ready. Instead of Blue Ovals, local officials are thinking Olympic rings. The truck plant is being floated as being one of the potential locations that might help entice Minnesotans make ...

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    Two steps forward for Ford, one step way back for two Ford plants

    Mark Fields revealed last week during his update speech detailing Ford’s progress with its “Way Forward Plan” that two Blue Oval plants will be idled in 2008. The two plants affected include the Twin Cities Assembly Plant in St. Paul, MN and the Norfolk Assembly Plant in Virginia. ...


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