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Good news can be relative
As an economic turnaround seems to be gaining momentum companies like Akron-based Goodyear report signs of strength in their own recoveries

Tim Rudell
A Goodyear blimp gets ready to dock at Wingfoot Lake south of Kent. The iconic corporate symbols continue to be seen in northeast Ohio skies, as Goodyear remains one of the major multi-national corporations headquartered here
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Goodyear Tire and Rubber lost less money in 2010 than it did in 2009. And company leaders say that is good news, but not good enough to head off the closing of a U.S. plant that employs 19-hundred people.    WKSU’s Tim Rudell reports.

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