The suburban ranch-style home in Ohio where humor writer Erma Bombeck launched her nationally syndicated column has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
Hundreds of union members employed by Delphi Corporation in Columbus have voted to authorize a strike if necessary. Local UAW president Mark Sweazy says 96% of voting members on Wednesday agreed to allow the union to call a strike if negotiations with Delphi break down.
An industry consultant says there will be no “soft landing” from the bankruptcy of auto parts supplier Delphi Corporation. Patrick Anderson, Principal of Anderson Economic Group in Lansing, Michigan says Ohio will likely be the state hardest hit by Delphi efforts to reorganize.