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Honeywell start up delayed; plant manager responds
After receiving news last week that the United Steelworkers Local 7-669 workers would return to the Metropolis uranium conversion facility and that production would resume July 1, the company has m...
Jun 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Massac County receives final multiplier of 1
At the end of May, Illinois Department of Revenue Director Brian Hamer announced Massac County has been issued a final property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000. The property assessment equ...
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County gets refund; website is announced
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter Massac County commissioners received some good news from Bill Gower, owner of Gower Insurance Agency, who has been handling the county's liability insurance. Go...
Jun 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honeywell set to restart operations
According to Honeywell Spokesperson Peter Dalpe, Honeywell's Metropolis facility announced last week that it intends to restart its production operations on or around July 1. Dalpe said that is the...
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Hosman, Meadows-Puckett, Horman compete next week
Three young ladies from Metropolis will represent Massac County in separate pageants related to the Miss Illinois title. For the second year, the festivities will be held in Marion. The 2012 Miss I...
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Citizens honored for their community volunteerism
They're folks who don't consider themselves super heroes. But to their nominators and to many in the community, they are. The opening ceremony of the Superman Celebration served as the stage to rec...
Jun 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebration recognizes real American hero
While the 34th annual Superman Celebration marked the 40th anniversary of Superman adopting Metropolis, Ill., as his hometown, Celebration attendees had the chance to honor a real hero. During the ...
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Monday's storm hits police department
While Monday's storm brought some much needed rain to the area, it also brought a big surprise to officers in the Metropolis Police Department. Lightning hit the department around 3 p.m. "I was in ...
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Electric Energy Inc. announces staff reduction
Electric Energy Inc., (EEI) announced Tuesday it expects to reduce staff by 25 contract bargaining units and 19 management positions throughout EEI energy center operations by mid-August. Wholesale...
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Unit One moving forward to allow random drug testing
Random drug testing at Massac County High School is currently in the works and members of Unit One School board meeting got a first glimpse at what the program will involve at the May 21 board meet...
Jun 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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