Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, center, speaks with well wishers after addressing civic clubs in Birmingham, Ala., on Wednesday. Bentley said Boeing used the state for leverage when it was shopping for potential plant sites during labor negotiations, but he believes the aircraft manufacturer really was interested in the Huntsville area as a new home for jetliner production.
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published Thursday, January 9th, 2014
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Boeing used Alabama for leverage when it was shopping for potential plant sites during labor negotiations, Gov. Robert Bentley said Wednesday, but the experience will help the state in the long run.