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Marion's Economic Development Director Honored by Publication

MARION, AR - The director of economic development in Marion has been named one of the top ten people at south in her line of work.

Southern Business & Development magazine named Kay Brockwell to its list, that also includes five governors and a speaker of the house.

Along with Brockwell, the city of Marion itself made another list, ranking as #7 in the "Top 10 Unbelievable Sites for Auto Assembly." 

Hino Motors operations a parts assembly plant in Marion, and just yesterday announced plans for a new $70 million expansion at the facility.

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