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BUFFALO, W.Va. — Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., toured Buffalo’s Toyota plant Wednesday, taking in a time of change at one of the state’s manufacturing success stories.

Since the Toyota plant came online in Buffalo 26 years ago, it has seen 11 significant expansion or investment projects on its way to employing approximately 2,000 workers who manufacture one million engines and transmissions annually.

Josh Ewers is a reporter and can be reached at 304-348-1723 or email

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