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Hi·ra·tsu·ka

 (hĭ-rät′sə-kä′, hē′rä-tso͞o′kä)
A city of central Honshu, Japan, on an inlet of the Pacific Ocean southwest of Yokohama. It is a commercial and industrial center.
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Kono, hailing from Hiratsuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, was first elected to the lower house in 1967 on the LDP ticket and elected to the chamber for 14 consecutive times.
Nissan Shatai will shift the production of some models including the Elgrand minivan from its Shonan plant in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, to the new plant as it will close some production lines at the Shonan plant.
The two firms had earlier planned to start limited SED TV production at a Canon facility in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, for sales beginning in the spring of this year.
YOKOHAMA - Prosecutors indicted a 54-year-old woman Tuesday on a charge of killing her 19-year-old daughter in their apartment in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, where the bodies and remains of five people, including three children, were found.
At its store in the city of Hiratsuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, opened at the end of April, Seiyu introduced a sales floor for brand-name clothing with items priced at several thousand yen each.
Hiroki Okano, president of Oye Kogyo, held a press conference at the company's main plant in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa Prefecture on Thursday and apologized to the stockholders and to the people in Aomori for the mishap at the Rokkasho reprocessing plant.
The key establishments are as follows: 1) Research Center Hiratsuka, Kanagawa 2) Development and Production Oyama, Tochigi 3) Head Office Sales Department Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 4.
Nissan will shut down some manufacturing lines at its plants in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, and in Kaminokawa, Tochigi Prefecture, as well as an affiliated plant in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, on Friday.
Canon plans to construct a laboratory later this year in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, to complete the mass-production technology for the SED, Canon officials said.
YOKOHAMA - Local livestock health and food safety officials on Monday inspected a farm in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, after it was announced Sunday that the farm had kept a cow that had mad cow disease, the 10th such case in Japan.
A record number of three female mayors were elected, in western Tokyo's Kunitachi and Mitaka cities and in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, which means there are now an unprecedented six women mayors of the country's 677 cities nationwide.