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  1. Stage events: Steel Beam takes on 'Charlie Brown'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... 340-0140 or thesideproject . Artists Lounge Live Michael Ingersoll ("Jersey Boys," Under the Streetlamp) and the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre recently announced Broadway and Broadway in Chicago veterans will perform in concert at the Arlington ...

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  2. More Burials not Option for Piketon Says Former Atomic Plant EmployeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Huntington News

    ... Jeff Walburn, a former employee burned in the 90s in a uranium hexafluoride leak similar to the recent one in Metropolis, Ill. at the Honeywell plant , said, NOT. "Why would we bury more things in the ground," Walburn said, referring to leakage ...

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  3. Contractor-Installed Equipment Involved in Suspected Major Leak at Honeywell PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Huntington News

    Metropolis, Ill. A - The United Steelworkers union is calling for an investigation after photos and videos taken Sunday evening showed suspected hazardous gas escaping the Honeywell uranium conversion facility in Metropolis, Ill.

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  4. Advocate Tells Radio Audience Public Used as Canaries at N-PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Huntington News

    Gary S. Vander Boegh, chairman of the National Whistleblower Alliance, told a WKYX Radio audience Friday morning that based on caller response the Metropolis, Illinois, plant which leaked the toxic chemical UH6 on Sunday night , "There were no monitors on the perimeter fences. The plant was basically monitoring on the fly."

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  5. Did Metropolis Illinois Get Nuked?Read the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Huntington News

    A second video contains an interview with an NRC official. The interviewer has spoken with neighbors in the vicinity of the plant.

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  6. Honeywell misclassified Illinois uranium plant leak, regulators sayRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Reuters

    Honeywell International Inc did not properly classify a uranium hexafluoride leak at its Metropolis, Illinois, plant last month, according to a U.S. regulatory event report on Thursday. According to the report, Honeywell should have classified the Oct. 26 incident as an "alert," the less serious of two official emergency event designations by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, instead of declaring it a "plant emergency," which is an internal company classification.

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  7. Massac County sheriff's office responds to second search this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... Members from the sheriff's office, Massac County Fire Department, Brookport Police Department and the City of Metropolis Emergency Management Agency responded to the area and searched for around 45 minutes before the hunter was found. On Monday, the ...

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  8. Metropolis man accused of taking more than $1,500 from employerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, on Oct. 29 around 6 p.m., Choate allegedly took money out of his cash register while employed with Rural King on Cairo Road.

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  9. Honeywell Disputes Report of College Students Operating Nuclear...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Huntington News

    ... discuss additional individuals brought to the hospital on Tuesday, Oct. 28. The leak that occurred at Honeywell's Metropolis facility Sunday evening was due to an apparent equipment failure in the main production building. Plant personnel followed ...

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  10. Reports Differ on Injuries Regarding Metropolis Uranium Hexafluoride LeakRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Huntington News

    Conflicting reports have circulated among Metropolis, Illinois, residents concerning the Sunday, Oct. 26, uranium hexafluoride leak at the Honeywell plant at about 7:35 p.m. Although a plant news release quickly stated that no injuries have been reported and the leak was contained to plant property, resident Gaylan Hayden told HNN Thursday night, Oct. 30, of leaving the union hall "flabbergasted." Union representatives are reporting that seven people north of the plume suffered burns and that another seven to ten at or near the EEI plant who had sheltered in place also suffered injuries. 6 comments

  11. Cancer Lighthouse Dedication and Lighting CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | CNN

    The recently constructed Metropolis Lighthouse, a.k.a., "Hope Light" will have an official dedication and lighting ceremony on November 5, 2014 at 2:00 pm in Metropolis, Illinois. The lighthouse is located at the entrance to Dorothy Miller Park overlooking the Ohio River and is the worlds first lighthouse built for and dedicated to the fight against cancer.

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  12. Metropolis woman facing charges after Graves Co. crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    Graves County, Kentucky Sheriff Dewayne Redmon says an Illinois woman faces charges after a two vehicle injury crash on KY 131. The sheriff says that Samantha Walters, 24, of Metropolis, Illinois, was taken to the Graves County Jail and charged with counts of wanton endangerment 1st degree, failure to wear seatbelt, no registration plates, no registration receipt, no insurance, possession of open alcoholic beverage container in motor vehicle, driving on DUI suspended license, and operating motor vehicle under influence of alcohol 2nd offence.

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  13. Police seek driver from injury wreckRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... with green eyes and black hair. She is 5-foot-2 and weighs about 170 pounds. Wheeler may be in the Paducah or Metropolis, Illinois, areas. Anyone with information on Wheeler's location can contact the Graves County Sheriff's Office at 270-247-4501, ...

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  14. The Trouble With That Noxious Haze At The Illinois Nuclear-Fuel PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Forbes.com

    ... or my personal homepage . The main threat from uranium hexafluoride, the gas that leaked at a Honeywell plant in Metropolis IL on Sunday night, does not derive from its radioactivity, but from its chemical toxicity, according to studies of people ...

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  15. Injury Collision Involving Paducah OfficerRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    Paducah Police Officer Travis Watson was traveling west on US 60 responding to a nonemergency call, when a 2009 Toyota Scion pulled into his path. The vehicle's operator, Everlene Rennaux of Metropolis, IL, was struck in the driver's side by Officer Watson.

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  16. U.S. nuclear regulators probing leak at Honeywell uranium plantRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Reuters

    U.S. nuclear regulators are investigating a leak of uranium hexafluoride that occurred on Sunday at an Illinois plant operated by Honeywell International Inc where union workers have been locked out. Honeywell confirmed the Sunday evening leak at its Metropolis, Illinois plant, saying it was due to an equipment failure.

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  17. Officials Investigate Leak At Honeywell PlantRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    Honeywell says there's no evidence that a weekend leak of a compound used in uranium enrichment at its southern Illinois plant escaped the building. Company spokesman Peter Dalpe says no injuries resulted from the leak of uranium hexafluoride Sunday night at Honeywell's site in Metropolis.

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  18. Jesse C. Lassiter Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    METROPOLIS, Ill. - Mr. Jesse C. Lassiter Jr., age 86, of Coralville, Iowa, formerly of Metropolis, Illinois, passed away at 8:45 a.m. on Friday, October 24, 2014, at Windmill Manor in Coralville, Iowa.

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  19. Nuclear Accident in Illinois; Honeywell says Shelter in PlaceRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | Huntington News

    Residents of Metropolis, Illinois have been ordered to shelter in place following a release of uranium hexafluoride at the Honeywell . The accident occurred at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26. Guards have advised people to have told people to shelter in place, close windows, and turn off A/C. 11 comments

  20. Honeywell probes chemical leak at Illinois plantRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Honeywell says there's no evidence that a weekend leak of a compound used in uranium enrichment at its southern Illinois plant escaped the building. Company spokesman Peter Dalpe says no injuries resulted from the leak of uranium hexafluoride Sunday night at Honeywell's site in Metropolis.

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