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GM to close Janesville plant; state wants money back

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General Motors said Tuesday it will close its 89-year-old SUV plant in Janesville by 2010, and there are no plans to have any other vehicles built there.

The announcement is more than an economic blow to the southern Wisconsin community which has long identified itself with car making.

The sprawling factory survived the Great Depression, World War II and major auto layoffs in the 1980s.

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