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Friday, November 18, 2011

Fort Smith copes with Whirlpool closure

Posted By on Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 10:33 AM

Good article in Wall Street Journal about Fort Smith's reaction to Whirlpool's plan to close its refrigerator factory, which will put the 1,000 remaining employees out of work. Stiff upper lips all around in this old-line manufacturing town. Officials are ready, of course, to roll out tax breaks and incentives for prospects.

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