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Tornado victims urged to register, beware of fraud
Press Release Area residents affected by the Nov. 17 tornadoes may now call or go online to register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). “Registering is an ...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local candidates file for spring primary election
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter reporter@metropolisplanet.com Monday marked the filing deadline for candidates who will seek election in next year’s March 18 primary election and in most races...
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Illinois Residents Urged to Register for federal disaster assistance
Press Release Illinois residents affected by the November 17 severe storms and tornadoes may now call or go online to register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (...
Dec 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ordinance regulates, licenses raffles
After suspending the rules, the Metropolis City Council adopted an ordinance Monday that licenses and regulates raffles. City attorney Rick Abell explained that while the state has licensed bingo a...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adoption has a huge impact on future generations
Editor’s Note: November is National Adoption Month and the Metropolis Planet would like to recognize three special families and how adoption affected them. ————— Louise Elliott, of Metropolis, has ...
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Brookport Tornado Information
Press Release 11/22/2013 — The Illinois State Police (ISP) would like to thank the public for staying out of the damaged areas of Brookport during the tornado restoration process. Staying out of th...
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Monetary donations sought to aid students affected by tornado
Staff Report Reaching For Kids and Youth of Massac County is currently collecting monetary donations for students who reside in the Brookport/Unionville region affected by the Nov. 17 tornado. Jars...
Nov 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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City transferring riverfront wharfage rights to MMPD
In a narrow vote, the Metropolis City Council adopted a resolution of support for transfer of riverfront wharfage rights to Metropolis-Massac Port District. The 5-4 vote was one of three regarding ...
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Groceries for Good is Saturday
Thanksgiving is a time when many people sit down to enjoy a big family feast. This year locally, with the tornado that ripped through Brookport and Unionville communities, there will be many famili...
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Community Thanksgiving meals, service planned
Staff Report In the Joppa community a Thanksgiving dinner is being planned for Sunday, Nov. 24 at 5 p.m. inside God’s Training Center at Joppa Baptist Church. Living Waters, Joppa Methodist, Oak Gr...
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