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Congress members, Luke Mill owner scheduling meeting to discuss Western Maryland paper factory's closure

Congress members, Luke Mill owner scheduling meeting to discuss Western Maryland paper factory's closure

Federal lawmakers from Maryland and West Virginia have demanded a meeting with the owner of the Luke Mill, a Western Maryland paper factory shutting down this month.

A Verso Corp. spokeswoman said CEO Les Lederer “expects to have a conversation” with the members of Congress and officials are working on scheduling the meeting.

Politicians expressed anger and concern last month when Ohio-based Verso announced it would close the 131-year-old Luke Mill by the end of June, later

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