UPDATE 2-Chrysler to shut minivan plant as sales slump

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(Recasts, adds Chrysler comments, background and byline) By Poornima Gupta DETROIT, June 30 (Reuters) - Chrysler LLC will shut its St Louis minivan plant, cutting production of its top-selling vehicle and 2,400 factory jobs in a sign of the automaker's troubles with a market reeling from record gas prices. Chrysler said it would close the assembly plant -- one of two North American facilities dedicated to the Dodge Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country -- and eliminate a shift at a ...

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