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  1. Ford's Mustang Assembly Line Through The YearsRead the original story

    Sunday | Hot Rod Magazine

    ... ST or RS, the Fusion Sport, and other great small cars Ford has been offering. The sole Mustang plant, Ford's Flat Rock Assembly Plant, is going to be seeing a reduction in shifts (from two to one) and a relocation of some employees to aid in the ...

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  2. Ford reworks plants to lower costs and build more SUVs with the same number of workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Felker said. Expedition retail sales are up 36% this year, while the Navigator has soared by more than 80%. In Flat Rock, Mich., Ford is dialing down to one shift, from two, at the factory producing the Mustang muscle car and Lincoln Continental ...

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  3. The shift in Ford that keeps employees workingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    Kelli Felker a spokeswoman for the automaker says they will eliminate shifts at factories in Michigan and Kentucky and transfer about 1,150 workers to other plants to support stronger-selling models. Mustang sales declined 1.3 percent this year, including a 6 percent drop last month causing a reduction of half the shifts at the Flat Rock, Michigan factor producing them.

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  4. Ford will reshuffle US factory workers to make more trucks, SUVsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | New York Post

    ... production to one shift making Mustangs and the Lincoln Continental. Ford said an additional 150 workers from the Flat Rock, Mich., assembly plant would receive job offers at other plants. A company spokeswoman said Ford was "highly confident" that ...

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  5. Ford reshuffles U.S. plants to beef up SUV, truck productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Reuters

    ... production to one shift making Mustangs and the Lincoln Continental. Ford said an additional 150 workers from the Flat Rock, Michigan, assembly plant would receive job offers at other plants. A company spokeswoman said Ford was "highly confident" ...

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  6. Ford reworking plants to build more SUVs - and unlike GM, its moves won't cut workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Chicago Tribune

    ... said. Expedition retail sales are up 36 percent this year, while Navigator has soared by more than 80 percent. In Flat Rock, Mich., Ford is dialing down to one shift, from two, at the factory producing the Mustang. Sales of the muscle car have ...

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  7. Two Ford plants losing shifts, but no layoffs plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Automotive News

    Ford's plant in Flat Rock, Mich., which makes the Mustang and Lincoln Continental southwest of Detroit, will go from two daily shifts to one. Photo credit: BLOOMBERG Ford Motor Co.

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  8. Self-Driving Cars Are the Future. Jobs in Auto Manufacturing Are Not.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2018 | New York Magazine

    ... which is also working rapidly towards building its own self-driving vehicles, has said that its will be built in Flat Rock, Michigan. As both companies move towards producing automated vehicles, they will likely do so in America. "There's not really ...

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  9. White dove release business is flying high in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | Star Tribune

    ... off is far nicer I think than a shovel full of dirt," said Joan Luther, owner of Winged Occasions dove release in Flat Rock, Mich. There are roughly a dozen small and large dove release operations in Michigan. (The birds are actually selectively ...

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  10. Car assembly is heavy work - this exoskeleton can boost your strengthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | New Scientist

    When a few workers at Ford's assembly plant in Flat Rock, Michigan, started wearing exoskeletons for the first time, people made fun of them. Calls of "Hey, Iron Man!" rang across the factory line.

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  11. White-dove release business is flying high: 'They know' how to get homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | USA Today

    ... off is far nicer I think than a shovel full of dirt," said Joan Luther, owner of Winged Occasions dove release in Flat Rock, Michigan. There are roughly a dozen small and large dove release operations in the state. The price for a dove release ...

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  12. Keanu Reeves' KRGT-1 motorcycle now has ABS - RoadshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | CNET News.com

    ... engineering and electronics company, and a major supplier in the automotive space. At Bosch's test track in Flat Rock, Michigan, Reeves and his co-owner Gard Hollinger were able to work with engineers to add ABS safety tech without changing the raw ...

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  13. Halloween Happenings and Fall FestivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2018 | The Willits News

    ... hail from the coastal ridges of Northern California. Listeners can expect to hear stylistic influences from R & B, rock, funk and electronica throughout each song. The cover charge is $10. The Pumpkin Express leaves the Willits Skunk Train Station ...

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  14. Celebrating five generationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | Northern Michigan News

    ... Anna are Joy Jorgensen (right), her daughter from Gladstone, Michigan; Jodi Possi (left), Anna's granddaughter from Rock, Michigan; Cole Possi (back), Anna's great-grandson from Rock, Michigan; and Kaylee Jo (baby), Anna's great-great-granddaughter ...

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  15. Huron Valley Eagles host The CoachmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | The Bluegrass Blog

    This past Saturday the Huron Valley Eagles in Flat Rock, Michigan opened the 31st season of bluegrass music in this storied venue. The season opened with Roy Cobb and the Coachmen.

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  16. First look at Ford's 2020 Mustang-inspired EV crossoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Automotive News

    ... last month that the automaker is unlikely to stick with that moniker. Production was originally slated for Flat Rock, Mich., but Ford this year decided instead to build the vehicle in Mexico. "The stakes are high," Darren Palmer, Ford's Team Edison ...

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  17. BUCK, NEALRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | The Lakeland Ledger

    NEAL BUCK, 75 LAKE WALES - Neal Buck, 75, of Lake Wales, passed away Sunday, September 2, in Lakeland. Born February 25, 1943 in Flat Rock, MI to the late Howard and Keitha Buck, he moved to Lake Wales 10 years ago from Michigan.

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  18. Fort Oglethorpe Police Department arrest report for Aug. 10-18, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | Catoosa County News

    Dareaux Alexander King, 23, of 5 Walter Street, Flat Rock, MI arrested on charges of possession of marijuana and drinking and disorderly.

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  19. Ford Mustanga s Cobra Jet - a oeFeel It In Your SpineaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | The Auto Channel

    ... standard Mustang body, other parts are from specialty suppliers as Ford's all-out Mustang production runs at its Flat Rock, Michigan plant doesn't leave room for the entire assembly. Born, who is Ford's Performance Engineering Manager, said that ...

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  20. Is Ford's 10 Millionth Mustang Really Number 10 Million?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Ford recently celebrated a milestone, and unless you're living under a rock on one of Saturn's moons, you probably heard about it. The 10 millionth Ford Mustang was recently built, rolling off the Flat Rock, Michigan assembly line to a parade of its siblings ready to celebrate the occasion, its special Wimbledon White finish paying homage to the very first Mustang sold in 1964.

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