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GM to close plant in Louisiana

SHREVEPORT, La. (WKOW)--General Motors has announced another plant shut down.  This one is in Shreveport, Louisiana.  The plant manufactures pickup trucks and Hummers.

A United Auto Workers spokesman says the plant will close no later than June 2012.  The plant employs 950 workers.

The plant was not on the original list of those to close.  The union spokesman says the news is "a big shock."

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