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Tickets available for ReTog banquet
Staff Report Tickets are still available for the annual Rebuilding Together benefit banquet and silent auction set for Saturday at Baymont Theater in Metropolis. The public is encouraged to attend....
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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FEMA denies city’s single bid for property demo
It’s back to the bidding board. That’s what the Metropolis City Council learned during its Nov. 10 meeting when the agenda arrived at the item dealing with reviewing demolition bids for FEMA proper...
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‘Let there be light’: Metropolis Hope Light lighthouse dedicated during ceremony
Once upon a time, a couple had a dream that a lighthouse dedicated to cancer would stand on the Ohio River. After years of planning, changes and fundraising, Rudy and Beverly Bess saw that dream be...
Nov 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enterprise Zone will be the subject of Nov. 19 public hearing
Before there were incentives like Tax Increment Financing and Business Districts for industrial and commercial businesses to build or improve their properties, there was the Illinois Enterprise Zon...
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USW files charges with labor board; Honeywell plans to restart
Staff Report On Monday United Steel Workers (USW) Local 7-669 announced it has filed unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on Nov. 10, concerning Honeywell’s ...
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Harrah’s will unveil new casino, restaurant
Staff Report Earlier this year, in March, Harrah’s Metropolis Casino & Hotel announced plans to move its casino from the boat into the former Riverfront Event Center. With construction wrapping up,...
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Sonic’s Limeades for Learning offers sweet funding for area teacher
By Areia Hathcock Planet General Manager ahathcock@ metropolisplanet.com Everyone’s ears were ringing in the Jefferson Elementary School gym on the afternoon of Oct. 24 as Metropolis’ Sonic Drive I...
Nov 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Open House is this weekend
Staff Report From decorations to the perfect gift, Metropolis businesses will kick off the holiday season with their annual Christmas Open House, scheduled for Sunday. Participating merchants will ...
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Veterans will be honored
Staff Report Heroes of the Armed Forces will be recognized on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at area Veteran’s Day events. A special service in honor of Veteran’s Day will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Memori...
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NRC continues Honeywell leak investigation
Staff Report Although the UF6 leak at Honeywell’s Metropolis Planet was stopped, the recent incident still weighs heavy on the minds of those in the community. “The plant has been contacted by a ha...
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