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Airline Plans To Lay Off 161 Workers At Port Columbus


A commuter airline says it will lay off 161 workers at Port Columbus and close the airport maintenance facility. Indiana-based Republic Airways continues to reorganize after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection earlier this year. The layoffs will begin on June 20.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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