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Labor Day parade, events are scheduled
Staff Report What is considered by most the last holiday of summer, Labor Day activities are being planned in the region, including family and friends making plans throughout Massac County. The ann...
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Donation turns into ‘thank you’ ceremony
A check presentation turned into an impromptu ceremony to show appreciation to the many individuals, organizations and businesses involved in making the Metropolis Hope Light a reality. While the o...
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Contract negotiations resume, Honeywell confirms two releases
Staff Report Contract negotiations between Honeywell Inc. and United Steel Workers Local 7-669 resumed Monday with both sides trying to reach a new labor agreement at the uranium conversion facilit...
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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...
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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 | 8 8 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...
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