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Tsuruoka

(tso͞oro͞o`ôkä), city (1990 pop. 99,889), Yamagata prefecture, NE Honshu, Japan. An agricultural center, Tsuruoka produces candles, textiles, sake, and agricultural machines.
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is considering a closure or large contraction of its major production base in Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture, for system LSI used in digital home electronics in northeastern Japan after a failed attempt to sell it to a Taiwanese firm, company sources said Saturday.
At Wednesday's meeting of his supporters in Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture, Kato, 73, indicated his plan to name his third daughter Ayuko, 33, as his successor, the aide said.
Shonai is based in Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture, and Hokuto in the city of Akita.
YAMAGATA, Japan - A man pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of intruding into the home of Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker Koichi Kato's mother in Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture, and setting fire to it in August 2006.
group companies went on 24-hour strike Monday after the union and management failed to agree over the planned March closure of a plant in Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture, according to company sources.
Address: 15-68 Takarada 1-chome, Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan
Meanwhile, Shonai Bank, based in Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture, said Thursday it will move forward its management integration under a joint holding company with Hokuto Bank, headquartered in the city of Akita, to this October from April 2010.
The driver of an express bus with 26 passengers aboard fell unconscious Monday while driving through a tunnel in Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture, but no one was hurt as a male passenger took the steering wheel and pulled over, police said.
YAMAGATA, Japan - The house of former Liberal Democratic Party Secretary General Koichi Kato in Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture, burned down Tuesday afternoon, police said.
If I can be forgiven, I want to engage in politics again,'' Kato, 63, said at a New Year's party for local supporters in his electoral constituency of Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture.
YAMAGATA, Japan - The house of former Liberal Democratic Party Secretary General Koichi Kato in Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture, burned down Tuesday afternoon, and a man believed to be in his 50s or 60s was found collapsed on the premises and bleeding from his abdomen, police said.
Yoshiyuki Togashi, a 53-year-old man in Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture, was buried by snow that fell from the roof of a garage.