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WATCH LIVE: Workers hold vigil for Lordstown GM plant expected to stop production

Posted at 3:14 PM, Nov 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-29 15:14:14-05

Workers of the General Motors Lordstown Complex, along with their families, will gather outside the plant to hold a “Vigil of Hope” and say a prayer for the future of the GM Lordstown plant Thursday at 3:15 p.m.

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Workers and their families, along with members of the community, were invited to light a candle and say a prayer for the city and the GM plant to show support for the people who will be affected by the factory stopping production.

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The Lordstown GM plant is expected to cease production in March of 2019 after over 50 years of operation. According to a spokesperson for GM, the plant will be unallocated, which means it will no longer produce vehicles in 2019. 

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