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Company will close, cutting 135 jobs

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A company will cut 135 jobs in eastern Iowa. Thomas and Betts has decided to close its plant in Clinton.

The company is based in Memphis, Tennessee, and says demand has dropped for the outlet boxes the Clinton plant makes.  The Tennessee plants are closer to a distribution center in Mississippi.

Thomas and Betts says the jobs will be phased out by August 1st.

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