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Auto Industry's Decline Hurts Mom-And-Pop Shops

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Auto Industry's Decline Hurts Mom-And-Pop Shops

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Auto Industry's Decline Hurts Mom-And-Pop Shops

Auto Industry's Decline Hurts Mom-And-Pop Shops

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The restructuring plans submitted by GM and Chrysler have a lot of people in Michigan nervous. The plans would require substantial jobs cuts as well as reductions in benefits that many retirees rely on. And they would also make things harder for Michigan's mom-and-pop shops that do business with the Detroit carmakers.

Dustin Dwyer reports for Michigan Radio.

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