Mercury could see effects of Harley cuts

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Cutbacks at Harley-Davidson Motor Company could affect Mercury Marine.

According to a local report, because Mercury Marine does casting work for the Milwaukee-based motorcycle builder, and as many as 80 to 100 Wisconsin jobs could be affected by the changes.

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However, Mercury's decision to consolidate manufacturing operations from Stillwater, Okla., to Fond du Lac, Wis., is proving to be a positive development to that region's work force.

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