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Economy hits local car manufacturers

Two companies that manufacture automobile parts in Alabama are laying off workers because of the economic troubles facing the automobile industry.

Korea-based Mando Corp. is temporarily laying off 200 of its 400 employees at its Opelika plant.

In Cullman, Topre America has announced it is laying off 29 of its about 350 employees because of the slumping automobile industry.

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