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Problems arise on picket line, USW says accusations are “baseless”
Staff Report In the interest of safety, Honeywell has sent a letter to United Steel Workers (USW) Local 7-669 union leaders to remind them of the standards of conduct agreed to during the 2010-11 l...
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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City approves abatement for Banterra, barely
It came down to a tie breaking vote — twice —  Monday night as to whether the Metropolis City Council would accept or reject Massac County’s request for a 10-year tax abatement for the new Banterra...
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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County will ask for an extension
Much of Tuesday morning’s Massac County commissioners’ meeting was devoted to the 27-page report of violations from the Illinois Department of Labor’s (IDOL) Safety Inspection that was completed in...
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Hospital waits for approval on surgical center
Residents may have to wait just a little bit longer before they can use the new ambulatory surgery treatment center, being built by Massac Memorial Hospital and the Orthopedic Institute of Paducah....
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Union members lose benefits; contract talks resume Monday
Staff Report In the latest correspondence between Honeywell’s Metropolis Works and United Steel Workers Local 7-669, a letter was sent by Plant Manager Jim Pritchett informing USW President Stephen...
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Unit One approves bid for site work
Board Chairman Donnie Koch welcomed a new board member and the new Massac Unit One Superintendent at Monday night’s board meeting as it was Superintendent Dennis Smith’s first official board meetin...
Aug 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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County to purchase former Pepsi plant
Massac County will soon own of the Regional Office of Education’s (ROE) Crisp Building, located at 1102 W. 10th St. after a motion came during Monday morning’s commissioners meeting to purchase the...
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Wings of Freedome brings historic aircraft to Barkley Airport
For Immediate Release The Wings of Freedom Tour of the WWII Vintage Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Consolidated B-24 Liberator and North American P-51 Mustang Announce Unique Display in Paducah at Ba...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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No new Honeywell, USW contract yet
Staff Report At Monday evening’s bargaining session, Honeywell and United Steel Worker’s Local 7-669 continued to exchange proposals on a range of topics, including benefits, seniority and subcontr...
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Massac County adopts a nuisance ordinance
Massac County property owners will need to make certain their property is properly maintained or they could face the consequences from the Massac County Nuisance Ordinance, which was passed by the ...
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