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Metropolis, Illinois is located in Massac County. Zip codes in Metropolis, IL include 62960. The median home price in Metropolis is $89,900. More Metropolis information.

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18 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

Group seeks to put replica village at Fort Massac

The Southern Illinoisan reports the nonprofit Friends of Fort Massac has raised money to build an 1802 pioneer village replicating an original one at the fort location near Metropolis.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Honeywell talks make rocky start

On the day negotiations for a new contract began between Honeywell and United Steelworkers Local 7-669, the union filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Eighth Street businesses feel pinch of bridge closing

Friday marked the 10th of 21 days of construction to complete the project, which will connect two sections of the Greenway Trail and has shut down traffic on the Brookport Bridge.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WKJK-AM Louisville

The group will be led by same sex plaintiff Rev. Maurice Blanchard

The Rev. Maurice "Bojangles" Blanchard is planning a symbolic trip to Metropolis, Illinois with a group of same sex couples looking to get married on July 28. The trip will start at the Jefferson County Clerk's Office, where the couples will be denied a marriage license before being bused to Metropolis to be granted a license and be married in a ... (more)

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Massac fair to host variety of events

The 33rd annual Massac County Youth Fair started off strong this past weekend with dairy cattle, goat, duck, rabbit, and horse shows as well as a tractor and machinery parade through Metropolis, Illinois.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Massac County Youth Fair to begin this weekend

Friday night's events take place from 6 to 9 p.m. with the farm toy show and the completion of diary cattle and goat show entries at 9 p.m. Saturday has an early start with the completion of duck and rabbit show entries at 7:30 a.m., followed by the tractor and machinery show at 8 a.m. The duck and rabbit shows begin at 9 a.m.; the pedal tractor ... (more)

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Daily Herald

Theater events: 'Merry Wives' opening at First Folio

Nearly penniless, Sir John Falstaff decides to court a pair of wealthy married women who turn the tables on the philandering knight in "The Merry Wives of Windsor," being staged outdoors by First Folio Theatre.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Bank donates millions for courthouse

Banterra Bank entered an agreement Tuesday with the Massac County Board of Directors to donate an estimated $3.5 million worth of property to the county for possible use as courthouse space.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

WSIL

I-24 Road Work Update

The Illinois Department of Transportation says that work on the westbound lanes of the I-24 Ohio River Bridge between Paducah and Metropolis is complete.

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