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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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Names discussed for feasibility study committee
Although no one was officially appointed at Tuesday morning’s Massac County commissioners meeting, the board discussed several names from throughout the county who might be good to appoint to the c...
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Local, state authorities respond to Brookport standoff following shooting
Staff Report On Saturday, at 3:42 p.m., the Massac County Sheriff’s Department requested the assistance of the Illinois State Police (ISP), Zone 7 Investigations and Crime Scene Services following ...
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Superintendent to hold informal meetings starting in January
Massac Unit One board members heard Dec. 24 the district’s Pre-K program is still on track to launch on Jan. 12 said Unit One Superintendent Dennis Smith. There were a total of 55 students who were...
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Big John receives grant for reinvestment
With the occurrences over the last few months with Paducah Power System, electricity was the top of the agenda as the Metropolis City Council met Monday. City attorney Rick Abell provided the counc...
Dec 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local candidates file for 2015 spring election
Staff Report With the dust just settling from the November general election, already candidates are preparing now for the spring 2015 consolidated election. Monday was the filing deadline for candi...
Dec 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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