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Workers Who Built Defective Cars: 'How Does This Happen?' - When Glenn Johnson got an early heads-UNp from management that General Motors Co. was recalling its Chevrolet Cobalt for an ignition-switch defect, his first reaction was unprintable. Like many of his colleagues at the Lordstown Assembly Plant in Ohio, where the Cobalt was made, Johnson, 56, wondered how a flaw in a part had slipped through the cracks and led to the deaths of at least 13 people ... - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

GM Workers Who Built Defective Cars Incredulous: 'How Does This Happen?' - When Glenn Johnson got an early heads-up from management that General Motors Co. was recalling its Chevrolet Cobalt for an ignition-switch defect, his first reaction was unprintable. - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

GM town believes recall is personal - When Glenn Johnson got an early heads-up from management that General Motors was recalling its Chevrolet Cobalt for an ignition-switch defect, his first reaction was unprintable. - Sun, 13 Apr 2014

Lordstown eyes fall rollout of updated Cruze - Production of the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze is tentatively set to begin early this fall, with cars expected to hit lots just a few weeks late. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Boston company proposing $800 million natural-gas power plant for Lordstown - Clean Energy Future Lordstown LLC has asked Lordstown to rezone 57 acres to industrial so it can build on Salt Springs Road. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

$800M project could bring 30 jobs to Lordstown - LORDSTOWN - More than 150 residents gathered Monday at the village Administration Building to listen to a presentation about a proposed $800 million energy project that would bring 25 to 30 full-time jobs to the village. - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Masters of icing - Mikayla Liogas, 11, of Lordstown, decorates cupcakes Monday at the Lordstown Library Branch. Each child could decorate two cupcakes as part of the program. The program was also held at libraries in Cortland, Liberty, Brookfield and Howland. - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Friday’s HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL - Bristol 6, Lordstown 5 - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Agenda Monday - Agenda Monday Lordstown Village Council, caucus at 6 p.m. with meeting to follow, administration - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

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Boston company proposing $800 million natural-gas power plant for Lordstown - Youngstown Vindicator - Clean Energy Future Lordstown LLC of Boston has asked Lordstown village to rezone 57 acres from general business and residential to industrial, so it can build an $800 million electricity-generation facility on Salt Springs Road. William Siderewicz ...Company to build gas-powered power plant in Lordstown - Akron Beacon Journal (blog) - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Lordstown eyes fall rollout of updated Cruze - Youngstown Vindicator - Production of the updated Chevrolet Cruze is tentatively set to begin early this fall at the General Motors facility in Lordstown, a plant official confirmed Tuesday. The 2015 Cruze should hit dealers' lots just a few weeks later, he said. On Sunday ...Cruze named top Diesel car of the year - WKBN.comChevrolet Cruze Named Diesel Car of the Year - PaddockTalk - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Proposed Lordstown natural gas plant could connect the supply and demand ... - WFMJ - LORDSTOWN, Ohio - Industry experts believe that a natural gas plant proposed in Lordstown would join the local shale booms chain of supply and demand. Clean Energy Future out of Boston is eyeing a potential location for a new plant off of Salt Springs ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

GM Workers Who Built Defective Cars Incredulous: 'How Does This Happen?' - Bloomberg - When Glenn Johnson got an early heads-up from management that General Motors Co. was recalling its Chevrolet Cobalt for an ignition-switch defect, his first reaction was unprintable. Like many of his colleagues at the Lordstown Assembly Plant in Ohio, ...GM workers who made flawed cars worry that recall may hurt comeback - Chicago TribuneDealers wait for new parts from GM - Port Huron Times Herald - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Lordstown hosts antiques show - Warren Tribune Chronicle - LORDSTOWN - In an effort to raise money for newer, up-to-date technology, Lordstown High School will host the Antiques, Crafts and Trade Show next month. The district is in need of technology upgrades due to the new state mandates for online testing. - Sat, 29 Mar 2014

GM autoworker: “They say 'safety first' but it's really profit that's first” - World Socialist Web Site - “It's all about more work being done by less labor,” a veteran GM worker at the Lordstown, Ohio plant, where the Cobalt was built, told the World Socialist Web Site. “We try to do the best we can with what we have but quality is going to suffer ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

GM town believes recall is personal - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - Like many of his colleagues at the Lordstown Assembly Plant in Ohio, where the Cobalt was made, Johnson, 56, wondered how a flaw in a part had slipped through the cracks and led to the deaths of at least 13 people. “How does this happen?” said Johnson ... - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

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