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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Lordstown Motors, unveils their new electric pickup truck Endurance in Lordstown, Ohio, on October 15, 2020. The old GM factory has been acquired by Lordstown Motors, an electric truck startup. - Workers at the General Motors factory in Lordstown, Ohio, listened when US President Donald Trump said companies would soon be booming. But two years after that 2017 speech, the plant closed. GMs shuttering of the factory was a blow to the Mahoning Valley region of the swing state crucial to the November 3 presidential election, which has dealt with a declining manufacturing industry for decades and, like all parts of the US, is now menaced by the coronavirus. (Photo by MEGAN JELINGER / AFP) (Photo by MEGAN JELINGER/AFP via Getty Images)

Electric truck startup Lordstown Motors warns it may go out of business

Chris Isidore, CNN Business June 9, 2021

(CNN) -- Lordstown Motors, the startup electric truck maker, warned Tuesday it is close to running out of cash and may be forced out of business in the next year.The news, which sent Lordstown shares down...

Community members lay their candles near the May 4 memorial overnight to honor those lost in the Kent State shootings 51 years ago. 

Candlelight vigil tradition to honor May 4 victims continues

Molly Heideman Managing Editor May 4, 2021

At 11:00 p.m., the bell on Blanket Hill tolled, beginning the forty-minute walk around campus to a vigil at the site of the May 4 shootings. Participants carried lit candles as they made their way to...

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Pence to reveal electric truck at former GM plant in Ohio

AP June 24, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence heads to Ohio on Thursday for the unveiling of a new all-electric pickup truck built by the startup that took over the General Motors assembly plant shuttered...

Lordstown UAW workers strike against General Motors

Maddy Haberberger September 16, 2019

Dozens of United Auto Workers went on strike today outside of the Lordstown General Motors plant. Why are they there? Just ask picketer Jerry Wade, who said it's “to try and get a fair and just contract." As...

The United Auto Workers union went out on strike against General Motors this past weekend, the first work stoppage in the US auto industry in 12 years.

Nearly 50,000 UAW workers go on strike against GM, America’s biggest automaker

Chris Isidore, CNN Business September 16, 2019

 Originally Published: 16 SEP 19 00:00 ETUpdated: 16 SEP 19 12:26 ET    (CNN) -- The United Auto Workers union went out on strike against General Motors Sunday night, the first work stoppage in the...

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