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      GM announces investment in Flint as new statue is revealed

      General Motors officials and Flint leaders unveiled the newest statue along Saginaw Street.

      The bronze statue honors the founder of General Motors, William Durant.

      Durant's great-grandsons attended the event Saturday.

      Also in attendance, Mark Reuss who said General Motors is invested in the birthplace of GM.

      He confirmed its purchase of the Factory 1 and Durant Dort Carriage buildings.

      Reuss said he sees it as "the center of the automotive knowledge of the automobile industry."

      Back to the Bricks ended Saturday.