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  1. Rebirth of progressivism may breathe new life in labor unionsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    Members of the United Steelworkers Union and other supporting unions picket outside the BP refinery on February 10, 2015 in Whiting, Indiana A decade and a half into the 21st century, the American labor movement resembles a chronically ill patient suffering from multiple maladies. Unions have been pummeled by the converging forces of globalization, the shift from a manufacturing to a service economy, an unfavorable political climate and fierce employer resistance to organizing.

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  2. UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 15Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Reuters

    ... continuing on Tuesday between company representatives and striking United Steelworkers union (USW) members from BP's Whiting, Indiana, refinery. [ID:nL2N0XB2CJ * LSE - Italy's Antitrust authority said on Tuesday it had opened an investigation into ...

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  3. BP Whiting refinery strike talks continuing TuesdayRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | HawaiiNews

    Negotiations were continuing on Tuesday between company representatives and striking United Steelworkers union members from BP Plc's Whiting, Indiana refinery. The walkout at the Whiting refinery began on Feb. 7 as part of the largest strike by U.S. refinery workers in 35 years.

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  4. Striking refinery workers to vote on last, best, final offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... Marathon Petroleum Corp's Galveston Bay Refinery and South Houston Green Power Plant in Texas City, Texas; BP Plc's Whiting, Ind., refinery; and the BP and Husky Energy joint-venture refinery in Toledo, Ohio. We have not verified that the email ...

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  5. Striking Lyondell Houston refinery workers to weigh final offerRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... Marathon Petroleum Corp's Galveston Bay Refinery and South Houston Green Power Plant in Texas City, Texas; BP Plc's Whiting, Indiana, refinery and the BP and Husky Energy

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  6. Marathon Catlettsburg refinery workers OK new pact...Read the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... Refinery in Texas City, Texas, and at an adjoining power generation plant. Strikes are also continuing at BP Plc's Whiting, Indiana, refinery, the BP-Husky Energy joint-venture refinery in Toledo, Ohio, and Lyondell Basell Industries refinery in ...

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  7. Economic Impact of RFRA Worrying SomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | WEHT

    ... are starting to see the potential economic impact of the existing Religious Freedom Restoration Act. City leaders in Whiting, Indiana say they're worried the controversy will hurt attendance at a popular summer festival which attracts around 350,000 ...

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  8. Indiana lawmakers race to update religion billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | My FOX Chicago

    ... for refusing to provide services, goods or accommodations based on a person's sexual orientation. Residents in Whiting, Ind. say they were delighted to hear lawmakers acted swiftly to fix the measure, although they believe a lot of the actions they ...

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  9. ACLU sues Whiting officer over December arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Chicago Tribune

    A Chicago woman claims in a federal lawsuit that a Whiting police officer violated her constitutional rights when arrested her for taking pictures of a house fire. The lawsuit, filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana last week in the U.S. District Court in Hammond, says that Christine LaPlume was staying at a friend's house in Whiting on the night of Dec. 10 when she realized a house a few doors down was on fire.

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  10. Sticker in NW Indiana aims to rescue Hoosier hospitalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | My FOX Chicago

    ... state. A sticker that reads "everyone is welcome in this establishment" is one of the most sought after things in Whiting, Ind. Residents of the Northwest Indiana town claims the sticker is an effort to rescue the Hoosier hospitality in the state of ...

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  11. Gasoline prices in and around Chicago expected to plateau, then start droppingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Business Journal

    Gasoline prices spiked in the Chicago area in recent days, but at least one expert believes they're unlikely to rise much higher. The spike in and around the city is due to a confluence of several events, including issues at the refinery in Whiting, Indiana, and the refinery in Joliet, plus moving from winter to summer formulations , the Chicago Sun-Times explained.

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  12. Workers set to return next week to Shell's Deer Park refineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Seeking Alpha

    ... ike - are set to vote on the new contract this week; however, negotiations between the union and management at BP 's Whiting, Ind., refinery are said to be proceeding slowly.

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  13. Oregon gas prices drift lower as crude prices fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Oregonian

    ... recent years. This most recent increase has been keyed by issues at two major regional refineries: BP's refinery in Whiting, Ind. and ExxonMobil's refinery in Joliet, Ill.

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  14. Person of interest in Highland stabbing death in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Chicago Tribune

    A person of interest in the stabbing death of a Whiting man early Sunday was taken into custody Monday evening. Northwest Indiana Major Crimes Task Force spokesman Robert Byrd said Tuesday morning that investigators located the person in a house in the 1300 block of Truman Street in Hammond around 7 p.m. Monday.

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  15. Whiting man killed in Highland bar fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Chicago Tribune

    Joshua Headley, 28, was stabbed in the chest and transported to Community Hospital in Munster, where he was pronounced dead at 2:47 a.m, according to the Lake County Coroner's Office. Headley was a resident of the 1700 block of Warwick Avenue in Whiting.

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  16. Unionism's Fatal Flaws, Part Two: Double StandardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Forbes.com

    ... double standard in the 1990s with a Freedom from Union Violence Act, organized labor succeeded in killing the bill. WHITING, IN - FEBRUARY 10: Members of the United Steelworkers Union and other supporting unions picket outside the BP refinery on ...

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  17. Gas Prices Surging, But Increase Not Expected To LastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | CBS Local

    ... analyst at GasBuddy.com. "By next week, Chicago citywide average could be 15 to 20 cents per gallon higher." "BPs Whiting, Indiana, refinery suffering what was called a catastrophic failure; ExxonMobil's facility in Joliet also going down over the ...

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  18. U.S. refinery deal hits roadblocks at 8 striking plantsRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... ept the national settlement reached last week Other strikes are at three Tesoro Corp West Coast refineries, BP Plc's Whiting, Indiana refinery and BP's joint-venture refinery in Toledo, Ohio with Husky Energy.

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  19. U.S. refinery deal hits roadblocks at 8 striking p...Read the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... ept the national settlement reached last week Other strikes are at three Tesoro Corp West Coast refineries, BP Plc's Whiting, Indiana refinery and BP's joint-venture refinery in Toledo, Ohio with Husky Energy.

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  20. National average declines 10th straight day, relief hitting WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    March came in like a lion at the gas pump with prices advancing in many places across the U.S., with the most pain in California, but now the trend has at least temporarily ended, and the national average has declined 10 straight days. : Great Lakes motorists- you can expect a bumpy road over the next two or so weeks, due to BP's Whiting, Indiana refinery, and news this morning also tells a bad story about ExxonMobil's Joliet, IL refinery, Not only are we seeing major issues at those two refineries, but over the weekend, gasoline specifications changed to roll in another version of summer gasoline- most costly- but for some areas this is the final phase in.

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