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NRC issues order to Honeywell to address discrimination concerns
Press Release The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued a confirmatory order to Honeywell International, Inc., requiring new training, communications, policies and guidance following an incident...
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Pool bathhouse reimbursement is in jeopardy
What would happen if state grants were suddenly no longer available? For communities across the State of Illinois, that’s not a “what if” scenario, it’s a becoming a harsh reality after Gov. Bruce ...
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River to crest this week
Staff Report Two snowstorms followed by heavy rainfall, have left river levels overflowing. Massac County Meteorologist Beau Dodson said our area has not even reached moderate flood stage. “This is...
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Bakehouse re-appointed to county fire board
With moderate to heavy rainfall moving into the area, Massac County Highway Engineer Joe Matesevac told county commissioners at Tuesday morning’s meeting the highway department is busy hauling chip...
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Substance abuse, behavior survey results presented by drug coalition
Over the past few months the Massac Unit One and Joppa Maple Grove Unit 38 school boards have both been presented with survey results from the Illinois Youth Survey (IYS) that was administered to s...
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Honeywell, USW to begin negotiations next week
Staff Report According to a Honeywell statement on March 6, at the request of the federal mediator assigned to the negotiations, Honeywell and United Steel Workers Local 7-669 will resume bargainin...
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Weather impacts pool bathhouse work
The cold temperatures of the last six weeks have made their impact on the City of Metropolis pool bathhouse construction. The discussion came up Monday night as the Metropolis City Council approved...
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Commissioners receive update, check from Ulrich
Current Regional Superintendent Janet Ulrich came to the Tuesday morning Massac County Commissioners meeting to discuss a few items and to bring the board a check for $42,354. Ulrich, who heads Reg...
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Unit One transfers two principals
Staff Report Students at Brookport and Unity elementary schools and Massac Junior High School have noticed new faces in the role of principal. Prior to the Feb. 23 Massac County Unit One board meet...
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Early Saturday morning fire results in one death
Press Release On Saturday, Feb. 28 at 12:08 a.m., the Metropolis Fire Department and Massac County Emergency Medical Service were dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at 1702 Filmore...
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