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Old 11-10-2011, 04:09 PM
 
Location: Greenville, NC
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Smithfield Foods is transferring 425 jobs from it's Portsmith, VA operation to Kinston as reported by the Washingon Post (DC).

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/industries/smithfield-foods-will-close-va-plant-cut-425-jobs/2011/11/10/gIQAti6b8M_story.html (broken link)
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Old 11-10-2011, 04:26 PM
 
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NEW INFO: Hundreds Of New Jobs Coming To Kinston

425 jobs are being cut. The number of new jobs for Kinston is 330. I imagine a certain amount of those new jobs are already filled in the transfer, so new hires will be less. It's a good thing for Kinston though.
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