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  1. Manufacturing leaving IllinoisRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Pike Press

    That's how I was feeling the other day when I read about the steel plant closing in Granite City, Illinois. About 2,100 people are out of work.

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  2. U.S. Steel to lay off thousands in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Daily Chronicle

    GRANITE CITY – Thousands of southern Illinois steel workers who are expected to lose their jobs soon could benefit from training and counselling to get them back to work. The Belleville News Democrat reports Madison County officials are working with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to provide assistance to the soon-to-be unemployed workers of U.S. Steel's Granite City plant near St. Louis.

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  3. State's business climate contributes to closuresRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Lincoln Daily News

    That's how I was feeling the other day when I read about the steel plant closing in Granite City, Illinois.

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  4. Election Day is TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | RiverBender.com

    ... also contested races for local governments in Bethalto, Godfrey, Hartford, Wood River, Roxana, South Roxana, Granite City, Glen Carbon, Grafton, and Brighton. A mayor will be elected in Jerseyville today, and there are ballot questions regarding ...

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  5. Granite City Steel workers to get helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    The county chairman and mayor say they are working with the state of Illinois to form a Rapid Response Team to help workers address insurance issues, unemployment compensation, job searches, and help with job retraining. Granite City Steel workers to get help The county chairman and mayor say they are working with the state of Illinois to form a Rapid Response Team to help workers address insurance issues, unemployment compensation, job searches, and help with job retraining.

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  6. Illinois employers plan for more than 2,800 layoffsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | Chicago Tribune

    A worker stands outside the U.S. Steel Corp. coke plant, part of the company's complex in Granite City, Ill. U.S. Steel says it's temporarily idling its plant in Granite City, putting 2,080 employees out of work.

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  7. Rep Pledges Help for Steel WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | RiverBender.com

    With more than 2,000 employees of a local steel mill set to get pink slips, another local elected official is pledging help for displaced workers. U. S. Steel is laying off 2,080 workers at its Granite City plant.

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  8. Gateway Regional Medical Center seeks permission to discontinue pediatric bedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Business Journal

    Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City, Illinois, is hoping to discontinue use of its five pediatric beds. 22 comments

  9. Treasurers Office Honors Credit UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | RiverBender.com

    The Madison County Treasurer's Office mails out about 130,000 tax bills each year, and each year a percentage of property owners choose to pay in person at a bank or credit union. Treasurer Kurt Prenzler's office has honored the GCS Credit Union branch on Maryville Road in Granite City with this year's "top performance certificate."

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  10. Alabama economists explain causes of U.S. Steel woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Business Journal

    ... in January. As of Monday, March 30, U.S. Steel said no new layoffs had occurred in Birmingham. However, In Granite City, IL, U.S. Steel last week laid off 2,000 employees at its facility, showing their attempt to scale back production on a national ...

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  11. Lois Mimi Eileen StaufferRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... reas of Alton, Godfrey, East Alton, Wood River, Roxana, Edwardsville, Jerseyville, Brighton, Bethalto, Grafton, Granite City, Hartford, Highland, Troy, Fairview Heights, Belleville and the surrounding cities.

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  12. Bolton, Emily F.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... crossing guard and coordinator for the Polk County sheriff's department. Emily was born September 28, 1923, in Granite City, Illinois to the late Barney and Nellie (Howland) Flippo. She married Clarence Bolton on June 23, 1941. He preceded her in ...

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  13. The Unexpected Burden of Pregnancy at WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Nation

    When Latavia Johnson discovered she was expecting, she didn't know she was in for an unpleasant surprise at work. Newly hired at a Granite City, Illinois Walmart, she tried to follow medical advice and ask her managers for a job that didn't involve heavy lifting - it seemed a simple enough request, since her job was decorating cakes. 2 comments

  14. US Steel to idle Granite City plantRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Recycling Today

    United States Steel , headquartered in Pittsburgh, plans to temporarily idle its Granite City Works operations in Granite City, Illinois. As the primary flat-roll supplier of US Steel's Lone Star Tubular Operations, the shutdown is described as part of the company's ongoing adjustment of steelmaking operations throughout North America to match customer demands.

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  15. Jean Elizabeth ElmoreRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... GA, six grandchildren, Zachary, Drew, Katelyn, Jenna, Christopher & Ashley Elmore and a sister, Jo Ann Zotti of Granite City, IL. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sun. Mar. 29, 2015 at Paynic Home for Funerals. Mass of Christian Burial ...

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  16. Steel Industry Gathers Before CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Manufacturing.net

    ... plants and laid off workers. The company recently announced that they would be temporarily shutting down their Granite City, Illinois plant. Which will result in 2,080 workers being laid off. "The consolidation is a result of challenging market ...

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  17. U.S. Steel To Idle Illinois Plant, Lay Off More Than 2,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Manufacturing.net

    United States Steel Corp. announced Wednesday it would temporarily idle a plant near St. Louis and issue layoff notices to its 2,080 workers. The Pittsburgh-based company said the temporary shuttering of the Granite City, Illinois, plant stemmed from consolidation of its North American Flat-Rolled operation, which supplies U.S. Steel's tube and pipe manufacturing plant in Texas.

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  18. U.S. Steel lays off 2,000 in Illinois. Could Bham be next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Business Journal

    U.S. Steel Corp. took yet another major hit this week, announcing that it would lay off 2,000 workers at an Illinois facility. The company will temporarily idle its flat-roll mill facilities in Granite City, IL., which will put some 2,080 people out of work, according to nwitimes.com .

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  19. Reaction to Plant ClosingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | RiverBender.com

    With news of the idling of a local steel mill, local government officials are offering their reaction to the announcement. Slowing worldwide demand and what the company calls unfair foreign competition are two reasons U.S. Steel cited as it announced plans to cease operations at its plant in Granite City and lay off nearly 2,100 workers. 1 comment

  20. Shots fired near playground next to Tower Grove ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KFVS12

    ... has been placed on lockdown after shots were fired close to the school. More than 2,000 U.S. Steel employees in Granite City will be affected when the North American Flat-Rolled operations are consolidated and the Granite City Works operations are ...

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