The Detroit News is reporting that Ford is considering extending the life of the Ford Ranger pick-up truck by another two years.
That’s the vehicle Ford makes at its St. Paul assembly plant, which was — and still is — scheduled to close next year.
If the report is true, that’s quite a feather in the hat of Sen. Norm Coleman, who met with Ford officials in Detroit earlier this month.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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