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In grim French north, worker protests seem doomed

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AMIENS, France (AP) — Workers at a dying French tire factory who have become the butt of American jokes staged a last-ditch protest on Tuesday to defy anyone — plant owner Goodyear, prospective buyers, even the French government — to try and take their jobs away. They've say they've been fighting for 62 months to keep the factory operating and prevent Goodyear from shifting work to...