The Wall Street Journal this morning is reporting that Marion, Ark., is one of two sites being considered for a new Toyota automobile assembly plant.

An article on Page A3, with an accompanying map, says Marion is in the running for a plant with the capacity to manufacture 200,000 units of a new version of Toyota’s Highlander SUV. It says the plant would be operational by 2009.

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Chattanooga is listed as the other prime candidate, with two other locations, near Alamo, Tenn., and an unspecified North Carolina site, also in the running behind Marion and Chattanooga.

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