When General Motors filed for bankruptcy in early June, it announced that up to fifteen facilities would either close or idle production as part of its reorganization. GM's Spring Hill, Tenn., manufacturing facility, one of the largest and most modern production facilities the company owns, is scheduled to idle in November. As VOA's Kane Farabaugh reports, the move puts thousands of workers in rural Tennessee towns out of work, and threatens local businesses and governments that have come to depend on the money generated by the GM facility.

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