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World War II vets go on Honor Flight
The celebration of Veterans’ Day this Sunday will be even more meaningful to several local veterans. Five Metropolis residents were among 73 World War II veterans who arrived at Williamson County R...
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Local businesses will hold Open House this Sunday
From decorations to the perfect gift, Metropolis businesses will kick off the holiday season with their annual Christmas Open House, scheduled for Sunday. Participating merchants will bring in the ...
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Prayer vigil to be held on Monday
In response to the sudden death of five Massac County residents that have occurred over the past few weeks, five Metropolis churches have come together to sponsor a prayer vigil, titled One Communi...
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Honeywell begins upgrades, production to restart in June
Honeywell announced Nov. 1 that it has begun upgrades to its Metropolis nuclear conversion facility and estimates it will restart production at the facility in June 2013. The upgrades are designed ...
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Ancestors honored at Civil War event
Approximately 40 descendants of Civil War veterans honored their ancestors Saturday by re-enlisting 150 years after the original sign-up for war. Other people learned much more about southern Illin...
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Massac voters head to the polls Tuesday
While the most contested race is for the seat of county commissioner, voters in Massac County will head to the polls on Tuesday and vote on other federal, state and county races. On the federal lev...
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Commissioner candidates answer questions
At election time, the Planet gives the candidates running for county and city offices an opportunity to respond to our candidate questionnaire. Each candidate running for county commissioner respon...
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Living History Commemoration honors Civil War soldiers
Men from the Metropolis area who fought in the Civil War will be honored Saturday, Oct. 27 by the Friends of Fort Massac. The Civil War Living History Commemoration event will include speakers on t...
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Light city agenda contains many items
The Metropolis City Council made quick work Monday night of its agenda. The council: • Approved the terms and conditions of accepting the airport improvement program grants from the FAA. • Approved...
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NRC issues confirmatory order
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued a confirmatory order to Honeywell International Tuesday, outlining actions the company must take before it can resume its uranium conversion oper...
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