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United Auto Workers vote to ratify deal to bring 1,700 jobs to Spring Hill
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SPRING HILL (AP) — With General Motors planning to create about 1,700 jobs and restart assembly work at its Spring Hill plant, United Auto Workers members in Spring Hill have voted to ratify a four-year contract with the automaker.UAW Local 1853 Bargaining Chairman Mike Herron told The Daily Herald in Columbia 82 percent of the union’s members voted Friday to approve the agreement.Other union locals are also expected to ratify the deal by today. GM has not said which cars will be built at the plant but the jobs are expected to be up and running next year.The automaker has said it will invest $61 million for one midsize car and add 600 jobs, while it will spend $358 million on another midsize car with 1,100 jobs created.• • • • •MURFREESBORO (AP) – Police in Murfreesboro are investigating after someone shot an arrow into a group of elementary school students.No one was hurt in the incident on Friday, but police spokesman Kyle Evans said investigators believe someone knows who fired the arrow and hope callers come forward with information, according to The Daily News Journal.Tim Johnson of Smyrna, who owns inflatables that students at Erma Siegel Elementary School were playing on at a fall festival, said he saw something fly past him. Johnson then saw the arrow in the ground near a man’s foot.