Laid-off aluminum workers look to retraining

Feb 16, 2017
Some are learning to become auto mechanics at Wenatchee Valley College as part of the government-supported program.
Alcoa's aluminum smelter in Wenatchee, Wash., idled since early 2016, was built in 1952. It's adjacent to the Rock Island Dam, built in the 1930s to produce hydroelectric power.
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Surging dollar complicates Trump job-creation plans

Nov 16, 2016
The rising dollar makes U.S. products more expensive.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump sits down with a group of invited small business owners for a round table meeting at the Staybridge Suites on November 1, 2016 in Altoona, Wisconsin. 
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In an Ohio community, division over a Trump presidency

Nov 16, 2016
Race, immigration and moral issues are wedges in Montgomery County, Ohio.
Fuyao Glass America, a Chinese automotive glass company, started production in a former GM plant in 2015 in Dayton, OH. But the jobs require more skills, for less pay. 
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