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    Gallery: Verso to lay of 190 workers from Jay mill - Staff photo by David Leaming | of | Share this photo

    The Androscoggin Mill in Jay, seen Tuesday afternoon, where mill owner Verso Corp. announced 190 workers will be laid off when a papermaking machine is idled.

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    Wood hauler Ed Edmondson, in truck at left, exits the Androscoggin Mill in Jay Tuesday as another loaded truck enters the mill. Edmondson said he has not heard much news on the announcement the mill is laying off 190 workers. Edmondson said he's lost $20,000 this year since going from 20 loads per week to five. "This is not good," he said.

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    Jay Town Manager Shiloh LaFreniere, seen at the town office Tuesday, said news of layoffs at the Androscoggin Mill came as a "punch in the stomach" to the town, which is still coping from previous mill turmoils.

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    Gallery: Verso to lay of 190 workers from Jay mill - Staff file photo by Michael G. Seamans | of | Share this photo

    The Verso paper mill in Jay, seen Jan. 28, has announced a reduction in capacity that will result in layoffs of 190 workers.

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