Kansas City Fairfax Friday Roundup: Production & Protest

Quick peek at news from the last remaining part of town dedicated to manufacturing . . .

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GM Fairfax Assembly to resume Chevrolet Malibu production in November

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The General Motors Fairfax Assembly will resume production of the Chevrolet Malibu beginning Nov. 1, according to Brian Harvey, Fairfax communications manager. Resuming production of the Malibu follows the first shift production of the Cadillac XT4, which resumed Sept. 20.

Members of local unions picketed outside Station 15 to protest closure of fire station in Fairfax District

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) --- Members of local unions including firefighters and auto workers protested the closure of a fire station in Kansas City, KS. They are concerned people who work in manufacturing plants will have to wait longer for help in an emergency following the closure of Station 15 in the Fairfax District.

Fairfax: An Enduring Legacy of Kansas City's Industrial Might

Flood and war. Kansas City area residents who may casually consider the Fairfax Industrial District might think of those two scourges. They may know B-25 bombers were assembled in the district during World War II, and that high water inundated it during the 1951 Flood.

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