FILE - In this April 29, 2004 file photo, Boeing employees do modification work on the upper portion of a Boeing KC-767 tanker being modified for Italy at the plant in Wichita, Kan. The Boeing Co. has... more 
FILE - In this April 29, 2004 file photo, Boeing employees do modification work on the upper portion of a Boeing KC-767 tanker being modified for Italy at the plant in Wichita, Kan. The Boeing Co. has told its employees Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, that it plans to close its massive defense plant in Wichita before the end of 2013 in a bid to cut costs in a tight market for defense spending. (AP Photo/Larry W. Smith, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Larry W. Smith, File
Wed, Jan 4, 2012 11:53 AM EST