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DHL Closing Shop in U.S. - Job Losses In Ohio Coming Faster Than Expected

DHL's German parent company announced Monday that it will end U.S. domestic operations in January.
Wilmington was already facing the loss of 10,000 jobs as a result of DHL parent, Deutsche Post's, May announcement that it planned to contract with UPS to handle its U.S. package-delivery services.

Elsewhere Circuit City has filed for bankruptcy protection about a week after it said it would close 20 percent of its stores. The electronics retailer has been struggling as consumers spend less amid tight credit.