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Tennessee GM Plant Fights To Stay Alive

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Tennessee GM Plant Fights To Stay Alive

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Tennessee GM Plant Fights To Stay Alive

Tennessee GM Plant Fights To Stay Alive

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As part of GM's bankruptcy announcement, the automaker said it will idle or close 14 manufacturing plants, including one in Spring Hill, Tenn., where the Saturn brand was developed in the mid-1980s.

The last of Saturn production left town in 2007, but the brand's exit from its birthplace was tempered by GM's commitment to invest a billion dollars in retooling the plant.

Blake Farmer reports for member station WPLN.