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Mass. push saves costly engine plan

Lawmakers protect jobs at GE in Lynn despite Obama call to ax program

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet does not need a backup engine, President Obama has said. The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet does not need a backup engine, President Obama has said.
By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / December 23, 2009

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Massachusetts lawmakers, over the fierce objections of the White House, have succeeded in reviving a costly plan to build a jet fighter engine at General Electric’s Lynn plant in an effort to protect thousands of Bay State jobs. (Full article: 1152 words)

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