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Potential employees gear up for Blue Springs

ICC sees surge in enrollment for courses relating to skills needed for 2011 Toyota opening In early 2007, when Toyota announced it was building a manufacturing facility in Blue Springs, the company cited Northeast Mississippi’s workforce as one of the big reasons that the area landed the project. Now that Toyota has made known its plans to start building Corollas ...

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Analyst: Hitachi is treading on thin ice with parts interruption

  Nissan plants in Canton and Tennessee forced to close for three days due to shortage of parts from supplier; financial impact not disclosed   The Nissan plant in Canton started up again last Tuesday morning after sitting idle for three days due to a part shortage from a supplier in Kentucky. According to spokesman Steve Parrett, Nissan got word from ...

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Report: Toyota to recall Prius hybrid in US, Japan

TOKYO — A leading newspaper says Toyota Motor Corp. will recall 270,000 Prius hybrid vehicles over brake problems in the United States and Japan. Japan’s top business newspaper, Nihon Keizai, said Friday that Toyota will soon notify Japan’s transport ministry and the U.S. Department of Transportation of the recall. Magnolia Marketplace reacts to Toyota recall. Takayuki Fujimoto, a transport ministry ...

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