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Honeywell begins upgrades, production to restart in June
Honeywell announced Nov. 1 that it has begun upgrades to its Metropolis nuclear conversion facility and estimates it will restart production at the facility in June 2013. The upgrades are designed ...
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Ancestors honored at Civil War event
Approximately 40 descendants of Civil War veterans honored their ancestors Saturday by re-enlisting 150 years after the original sign-up for war. Other people learned much more about southern Illin...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Massac voters head to the polls Tuesday
While the most contested race is for the seat of county commissioner, voters in Massac County will head to the polls on Tuesday and vote on other federal, state and county races. On the federal lev...
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Commissioner candidates answer questions
At election time, the Planet gives the candidates running for county and city offices an opportunity to respond to our candidate questionnaire. Each candidate running for county commissioner respon...
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Living History Commemoration honors Civil War soldiers
Men from the Metropolis area who fought in the Civil War will be honored Saturday, Oct. 27 by the Friends of Fort Massac. The Civil War Living History Commemoration event will include speakers on t...
Oct 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Light city agenda contains many items
The Metropolis City Council made quick work Monday night of its agenda. The council: • Approved the terms and conditions of accepting the airport improvement program grants from the FAA. • Approved...
Oct 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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NRC issues confirmatory order
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued a confirmatory order to Honeywell International Tuesday, outlining actions the company must take before it can resume its uranium conversion oper...
Oct 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tickets available for Rebuilding Together banquet
Tickets are available for the 17th annual Rebuilding Together benefit banquet, set for Saturday, Nov. 17 at Harrah’s Event Center. The public is encouraged to attend. Doors will open at 6 p.m. for ...
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County payroll leaves general fund in the red
Massac County's employees may be rushing to the bank to get their paychecks cashed or deposited, as during Tuesday morning's meeting the commissioners learned that after payroll, the county's gener...
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Unit One approves deficit budget
Massac Unit One school board approved a deficit budget at its regular board meeting held Sept. 24 and as Unit One Superintendent Bill Hatfield emphasized, it was the second deficit budget that has ...
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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