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GM Takes Drastic Action; Swine Flu Spreads to U.S. (posted 4/27/09)

April 27, 2009
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GM has confirmed that it will axe the Pontiac brand and cut 23,000 jobs, while five states in the U.S. have confirmed cases of the swine flu.

Desperate to avoid bankruptcy, GM has confirmed that it will axe the Pontiac brand and cut 23,000 jobs. The carmaker also plans to reduce its dealer network by 40%. The links below have additional details.

In other news, five states in the U.S. (California, Kansas, New York, Ohio and Texas) have confirmed cases of the swine flu. Many of those cases involved travel in Mexico, though there are exceptions. Follow the links below for additional information regarding symptoms and precautions.

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