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Like many southernmost Illinoisans, Michael Bragg feels the whole area is home. He and his son Jon will be getting to know the area a whole lot better since Bragg enlisted the pair in a writing pro...
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Rockwell to attend Superman Celebration
Guests to the 34th annual Superman Celebration will be get to meet not one, but two Superboys. John Rockwell, the first actor to play the role of Superboy in a pilot for the proposed 1961 series, T...
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After 39 years, Shelby hangs up her big yellow bus keys
When it comes to the faculty and staff of Franklin Elementary School over the last 40 years, there's one who's outlasted them all. And the answer may be surprising. Pat Shelby was recognized May 21...
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Honeywell to call back some workers
According to Honeywell spokesman Peter Dalpe, Honeywell will begin recalling laid off employees back to work later this week as the company proceeds with activities related to its pre-planned annua...
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Freeman joining Glover, Christopher at Celebration
She portrayed Clark Kent's nemesis turned confidant, and she's coming to the 34th annual Superman Celebration. Cassidy Freeman will be joining fellow Smallville co-star John Glover for four autogra...
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Several Memorial Day events are scheduled
With Memorial Day fast approaching, various activities throughout the Metropolis Planet area are being planned in observance of the holiday. American Legion, Amvets and VFW members in Metropolis wi...
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City learns 12th Street is on federal project list
The Metropolis City Council took action on a number of items. Tune into Comcast channel 11 this Thursday at 6:30 p.m. to see the meeting on television.
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Metropolis Fire Department receives grant money
The Metropolis Fire Department has received a $3000 fire prevention grant from FM Global, one of the largest commercial property insurers. FM Global representative Ronald E. Zeh Jr., assistant vice...
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Glover, Christopher appearing at 34th annual Superman Celebration
Each year in Metropolis, the second weekend in June is devoted to the legendary character that stands for “Truth, Justice and the American Way." Even as the celebration is centered around Superman,...
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State education officials propose changes to bus transportation
Illinois education officials are working on a potential overhaul of the school bus laws, which are in place to help local districts deal with the loss in state funding. "We're in the process of dra...
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