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Questions arise two years after rail car manufacturer leaves Roanoke

(Source: Roanoke Times, July 17, 2021)

ROANOKE, Va. — It has been two years since FreightCar America took the last train out of Roanoke, closing a rail car manufacturing plant that employed about 200 people. But recent actions by the Chicago-based company — moving all of its production jobs to Mexico and receiving a $10 million loan from a federal pandemic assistance program — have reopened old wounds.

Full story: Roanoke Times

Monday, July 19, 2021

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