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GM Employees Face News of Layoffs

The Doraville Assembly Plant in Doraville, Ga., is one of nine plants in North America that General Motors plans to close by 2008.
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The Doraville Assembly Plant in Doraville, Ga., is one of nine plants in North America that General Motors plans to close by 2008.

General Motors has announced that it will cut 30,000 jobs by 2008 and stop production at nine assembly, powertrain and stamping plants.

Now, its workers are coming to grips with the idea that they may lose their jobs, and questions remain about how much the cuts will help the struggling automaker going forward. Jerome Vaughn of Detroit Public Radio reports.

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Jerome Vaughn