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Delta closing warehouse at MSP, moving jobs to Atlanta

The airline says about 150 jobs will be affected. The Star Tribune reports the move is meant to save the company money. In a memo to workers, Delta said it must control costs to maintain a competitive advantage.
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The airline says about 150 jobs will be affected. The Star Tribune reports the move is meant to save the company money. In a memo to workers, Delta said it must control costs to maintain a competitive advantage.

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