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GM to restart shut pickup plant in Louisiana

General Motors will resume regular production at its pickup plant in Shreveport on Monday, a week after the company shut it down and blamed a shortage of parts from Japan. Full story

General Motors lays off workers at NY plant

General Motors Co. on Monday is halting some production and temporarily laying off workers at a Buffalo, N.Y., engine plant, another sign that Japan's disaster is affecting automakers around the globe. Full story

GM Shutting Down Louisiana Plant

SHREVEPORT, Louisiana (Indiana's NewsCenter) - GM feeling the economic fallout from the earthquake in Japan on US shores. Full story

Parts Shortage to Idle Louisiana GM Plant

DETROIT, Mich. (Indiana's NewsCenter) --- The earthquake in Japan is impacting a GM truck assembly plant. Full story

Parts crunch forces GM to shut plant

With the Japanese auto industry effectively hobbled, a lack of parts from the quake-damaged region will force the U.S. automaker to halt production at its pickup plant in Shreveport, La. Full story

Heat-related fatalities on the rise

   The searing heat over much of the South and Midwest turned tragic Monday, with a half-dozen kids drowning in Shreveport, La. The number of heat-related fatalities elsewhere is rising. NBC's Ron Mott reports.

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