Some US manufacturers reopening amid fierce political heat

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COLLEEN LONG, GENE JOHNSON and MIKE CORDER Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing and a small number of other manufacturers around the U.S. geared up Monday to resume production this week amid pressure from President Donald Trump to reopen the economy and resistance from governors who warn there is not enough testing yet to keep the coronavirus in check. Boeing, one of the Pacific Northwest's biggest employers, said it will put about 27,000 people back to work building passenger jets at its Seattle-area plants, with virus-slowing precautions in place, including face masks and staggered shift times. Bobcat, a farm equipment manufacturer, announced it will resume production with about 600 employees in Bismarck, North Dakota. Elsewhere around the world, step-by-step reopenings were und
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