ARDEN, N.C. (AP) — For Valerie Blackburn, President Barack Obama's Wednesday visit to an auto parts plant couldn't have come at a better time for her family.
After years of struggling financially, her husband, Doug Blackburn, 48, was hired by Linamar Corp. in November.
"This job has been a blessing,' said Valerie, 47, of Dana.
Her husband nodded. "This was like a saving grace," he said...