GM Collapse Would Devastate Ohio Village If GM were to fail, one of the hardest-hit places would be Lordstown, Ohio. Over the summer, the village learned it would be the site for the Chevy Cruze in 2010, but the concern now is whether GM will be around to make the Cruze without a bailout.
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GM Collapse Would Devastate Ohio Village

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GM Collapse Would Devastate Ohio Village

GM Collapse Would Devastate Ohio Village

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IF GM were to fail, one of the hardest-hit towns would be Lordstown, Ohio, which relies on GM-related tax revenue for 70 percent of its $4.2 million budget.

The town got good news in the summer when it learned it would be the site for the Chevy Cruze in 2010 and added a third shift of workers. Last week, however, 1,100 layoffs were announced and the concern now is whether GM will be in existence to make the Cruze without a bailout.

Mhari Saito reports for member station WCPN.

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