Officials Prep Laid-Off Auto Workers For Job Hunt


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When a once-storied joint venture between automakers GM and Toyota closes April 1, nearly 5,000 workers in Fremont, Calif., will be out of a job. Unemployment in this area is already high, so county officials are using federal funds to help the workers brush up their job skills.



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