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Santorum carries the vote in Massac County
With the polls now closed in Illinois, the unofficial results are in and in the race for the Republican nomination for president of the United States, it was Rick Santorum who captured the majority...
Mar 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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County hears of Lafarge layoffs
Tuesday morning at the Massac County commissioners meeting, the commissioners heard first-hand from Lou Derose, environmental and public relations manager at Lafage, regarding the shut down of the ...
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County, highway department union sign contract
After some negotiating between Massac County and union members from the county highway department, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) union representative and...
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Taking orders for Superman license plates
The unique Superman license plates can now be ordered for 2012. Each year the Metropolis Rotary Club sells Illinois license plates, which can be displayed to promote the annual Superman Celebration...
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City puts hat in the ring for new industry
An industry has put its feelers out and the City of Metropolis is one of two southern Illinois locations on its radar. In a 6-1 vote during Monday’s Metropolis City Council meeting, members approve...
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Metropolis Super Con this weekend
Metropolis Super Con is a show featureing a film festival with celebrities, films, vendors, costume parties, a vendor hall to buy all of new and collectible items. Authors, podcasters and anything ...
Mar 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Worthen reflects on 27 years with the police department
With the close of business on Friday, Metropolis Police Chief Mike Worthen will officially close the books on a chapter of his life that's allowed him to see a number of changes in his hometown. "I...
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Storms affect the area, disaster relief fundraisers planned
Storms seemed to invade much of southern Illinois last week as an EF2 tornado grazed Massac County around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday as it had left a trail of damage through western Kentucky before crossi...
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Study of Interstate North TIF area available to public
As the City of Metropolis continues to work on its TIF (Tax Increment Financing) districts, the city council approved four separate motions regarding the area designated as Interstate North. The vo...
Feb 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unit One board hears details about financial projection
Massac Unit One school board members got a glimpse of the district's financial future for the next five years during a presentation given by Greg Kubitz, senior financial advisor for PMA Financial ...
Feb 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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