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LSJ Closes Plant; Cuts 103 Local Jobs

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(WLNS) - The Lansing State Journal is closing its Delta Township printing plant and cutting 103 jobs.
According to the Journal's online edition, the paper will be printed at a facility in Walker, a Grand Rapids suburb.
The move will eliminate 27 full-time jobs and 76 part-time jobs at the Delta Township plant.
In a printed statement State Journal President and Publisher Brian Priester said, “We have no plans to cut back on days published. Our commitment to pursuing great local journalism on all platforms — in print, online and mobile — remains the same. This move is consistent with our long-term strategic plans and ongoing digital transformation.”
The State Journal has been printed at the Delta Township plant since 1994.
The transition to the Walker printing plant is expected to be completed by the end of July.
There are reportedly no plans to change delivery times or the format of the paper. After the layoffs are complete The Lansing State Journal will employ nearly 140 people in four departments.

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