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Briggs & Stratton expanding in Missouri, closing in Kentucky

Aug. 15, 2019 3:03 PM EDT

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (AP) — Briggs & Stratton will expand its manufacturing plant in the southeast Missouri town of Poplar Bluff and add 130 new jobs over the next year, while at the same time closing a plant in Kentucky. The company, which makes small gasoline engines used in lawnmowers, announced...