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Mon Oct 15, 2012, 01:54 PM

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin to visit ‘Bainport’ Oct. 16, Al Sharpton to visit Oct. 20

Source: Rock River Times

FREEPORT, Ill. — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., will visit “Bainport” in Freeport, Ill., at 9:45 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 16.

Bainport is an encampment set up at Stephenson County Fairgrounds, 2250 S. Walnut Road, Freeport, by workers facing outsourcing at the Bain Capital-owned Sensata Technologies plant.

Created in 2006, Sensata develops, manufactures, and sells sensors and controls for major auto manufacturers such as Ford and General Motors.

Workers at the plant have been training their Chinese replacements, who have been flown to Illinois by the company. The final layoffs are expected to be made in November. The plant employs 170.



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Reply U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin to visit ‘Bainport’ Oct. 16, Al Sharpton to visit Oct. 20 (Original post)
Guy Whitey Corngood Oct 2012 OP
murielm99 Oct 2012 #1
Guy Whitey Corngood Oct 2012 #2
OneAngryDemocrat Oct 2012 #4
OneAngryDemocrat Oct 2012 #3
skeewee08 Oct 2012 #5
julian09 Oct 2012 #7
madrchsod Oct 2012 #6
AzDar Oct 2012 #8
jkrichter Oct 2012 #9

Response to Guy Whitey Corngood (Original post)

Mon Oct 15, 2012, 01:56 PM

1. Durbin should have visited a long time ago.

This is another photo op for him. I am not always pleased by my Senator. I won't trade him for a repubbie, but he has done some things I don't care for.

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Response to murielm99 (Reply #1)

Mon Oct 15, 2012, 01:57 PM

2. I don't disagree. This may be timed to create buzz for the debate. Better late

than never I guess.

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Response to murielm99 (Reply #1)

Mon Oct 15, 2012, 02:37 PM

4. Better Late Than Never...

I have no problem - as a Freeport resident - being the dems' "October Suprise".

Just save those jobs, America!!!

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Response to Guy Whitey Corngood (Original post)

Mon Oct 15, 2012, 02:47 PM

5. We need Rachel & Ed to report this as well....

this could be the "October Surprise" for the rethugs....

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Response to skeewee08 (Reply #5)

Mon Oct 15, 2012, 06:04 PM

7. I think they already have. nt

 

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Response to Guy Whitey Corngood (Original post)

Mon Oct 15, 2012, 05:37 PM

6. i`m finally have the time to get up there ...

the weather is going to be good and the turn out should be even better!

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Response to Guy Whitey Corngood (Original post)

Mon Oct 15, 2012, 06:09 PM

8. K & R

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Response to Guy Whitey Corngood (Original post)

Mon Oct 15, 2012, 07:04 PM

9. Al Sharpton is awesome!!

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