General Motors Lordstown

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The announcement that General Motors will stop production at its Lordstown plant has caused anxiety for more than just its workers. Their children are concerned, too.

GM Lordstown plant
KABIR BHATIA / WKSU

GM’s plant in Lordstown, which is slated to cease production next year, could have a future with one of the automaker’s competitors.

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WKSU

People affected by GM’s Lordstown plant closure are being asked to share their stories.

Congressman Tim Ryan is collecting the stories. Ryan says he wants to make sure that people are being heard.

Prayer vigil at the Lordstown plant
TIM RUDELL / WKSU

Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, December 4:

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Congressman Tim Ryan delivered an impassioned speech on the floor of the U.S. House this morning on behalf of workers at the General Motors Lordstown plant in his district.

Some 1,500 employees found out this week that GM will idle the plant next March. Ryan railed against supply side economics that he says have been pushed in America for forty years.