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Committee recommends electric rate figures
A recommendation for electric rates is scheduled to come before the Metropolis City Council when it meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday night. The Water, Light and Street (WLS) Committee met Thursday afterno...
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Taking a look back at 2014: A year end review
To remind readers of what happened in Massac County during the past year, the Metropolis Planet is presenting this year-end review. Most of the items mentioned here appeared on the front page of th...
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Council members debate electric rate increase
To View the entire meeting online, please visit www.youtube.com/themetropolisplanet
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FEMA demos back to drawing board
The demolition of FEMA houses has hit yet another snag. City attorney Rick Abell first informed Metropolis City Council council members of the situation at the Jan. 7 Condemned Building Committee m...
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King birthday event planned for Monday
Staff Report The youth department of First Missionary Baptist Church, located at 413 W. Seventh St. in Metropolis, will observe the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 6 p.m. on Monday. Dr. O...
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Gaming revenue — on a roll; Massac sees increase due to video gaming
rants, from bowling alleys to billiards, Massac County residents are now noticing a small addition to these establishments: video gaming machines. Since video gambling began in Illinois over two ye...
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Local man killed at Ford assembly plant
Staff Report Ford Motor Co. officials confirmed a person died on Dec. 30 in an accident at their Claycomo, Missouri plant, located near Kansas City. The person was Timothy Todd Winding, 50, of Merm...
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Awaiting answer on medicinal marijuana decisions
Representatives associated with Patient Care Solutions were expecting word on the state’s decision for its pilot medical cannabis cultivation centers by the end of 2014. Now, they’re expecting it t...
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Taking a look back at 2014: A year end review
To remind readers of what happened in Massac County during the past year, the Metropolis Planet is presenting this year-end review. Most of the items mentioned here appeared on the front page of th...
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Taking a look back at 2014: A year end review
To remind readers of what happened in Massac County during the past year, the Metropolis Planet is presenting this year-end review. Most of the items mentioned here appeared on the front page of th...
Dec 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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