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GM filing alters the landscape

State could lose 2,000 jobs in restructuring; Obama says US ownership stake vital to automaker's future

Amanda Kelliher prepared to test-drive a Pontiac in Raynham yesterday. Some local customers remained loyal to General Motors, while others said the automaker seemed out of touch. Amanda Kelliher prepared to test-drive a Pontiac in Raynham yesterday. Some local customers remained loyal to General Motors, while others said the automaker seemed out of touch. (Joanne Rathe/ Globe Staff)
By Erin Ailworth
Globe Staff / June 2, 2009

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President Obama said yesterday the government's majority stake in General Motors Corp. will help create a leaner, more competitive automaker, hours after the company filed for bankruptcy and unveiled plans for a radical restructuring that in Massachusetts could cost at least 2,000 jobs. (Full article: 1208 words)

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