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  1. Weekly Barge Grain Shipments DecreaseRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Milling Journal

    ... percent drop compared to the previous week. The total grain shipments though Mississippi River Locks 27 (near Granite City, IL) and Ohio River Locks 52 (near Brookport, IL), were 612,000 and 94,950 tons, a 33 percent and 53 percent drop, ...

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  2. US industrial production rebounds 0.6 percent in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... ... more FILE- In this June 28, 2018, file photo, a worker walks inside the hot-strip mill at the U.S. Steel Granite City Works facility in Granite City, Ill. On Tuesday, July 17, the Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial production for June. ...

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  3. Madison County officials applaud Gov. Rauner on veto to stop MESD reconfigurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | RiverBender.com

    Madison County officials applauded Governor Bruce Rauner on Tuesday for vetoing a bill to stop the reconfiguration of Metro East Sanitary District Board of Commissioners. Senate Bill 2368 would have removed an appointment to the MESD Board made by the Madison County Board chairman and granted the position automatically to the mayor of Granite City.

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  4. Gov. Rauner vetoes Bill 2368, says it would be detrimental for those in Metro East Sanitary DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | RiverBender.com

    ... by both Houses in May, would in effect replace a current Madison County-based commissioner with the mayor of Granite City and oust the sanitary district's executive director. Rauner called the measure a state intrusion on local government business ...

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  5. Senate should stand with President Trump on Trade, defeat Corker a motion to instructa on tariffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | Get Liberty

    ... a slap in the face to President Trump's supporters who put the GOP over the top in 2016. A U.S. Steel mill in Granite City, Illinois has already been reopened creating hundreds of jobs because of the President's announced steel and aluminum tariffs, ...

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  6. As tariffs begin, Northwest Indiana auto workers and farmers share concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Chicago Tribune

    ... steel companies in applauding those two tariffs, announced it was restarting two blast furnaces at its mill in Granite City, Ill. , and would be hiring an additional 800 workers, including both new hires and previously laid off employees, as a ...

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  7. Trump Protection For PfizerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Seeking Alpha

    ... have been met with a sigh of relief"). But as Bomkamp pointed out in the same article, workers and residents of Granite City, Illinois welcomed those tariffs, as they led to U.S. Steel ( X ) hiring 800 jobs at the local mill. Similarly, what Trump ...

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  8. Crime Stoppers seeking information on White Hall Casey's burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | RiverBender.com

    ... dangerous drugs and false identity. His last known address was 205 N County Road in Hardin, but he could be in Granite City. All three suspects listed in a former Riverbender.com article were also taken into custody. James G. Hillman of Jerseyville ...

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  9. Goshen Market Foundation holds second annual Burgers and BrewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | RiverBender.com

    ... hopefully, by mid-July and our plan for that is to go out area food deserts," DeSpain said. "We're going to go Granite City, Alton, SIUE Cougar Village, Fairmont City, East St. Louis and Madison. It's basically going to take vegetables at very ...

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  10. In this small steel town, Trump's tariffs have been met with a sigh of reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 8 | Los Angeles Times

    Park Grill owner Michael DeBruce works at his Granite City, Ill., restaurant on June 28. When a nearby steel mill was idled in 2015, DeBruce says, his business suffered. Grab a cup of coffee with a resident of Granite City and you'll probably hear it said that the southern Illinois city was built around the local U.S. Steel plant, not the other way around.

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  11. The Illinois town where Trump's tariffs have provided jobs, and a sigh of reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | Chicago Tribune

    Granite City has defined itself for more than 100 years as a hardworking mill town built around the local U.S. Steel plant. As a result of President Donald Trump's administration imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, the plant has started up again, restoring jobs.

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  12. US job growth seen strong in June, wages picking upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | Channelnewsasia.com

    U.S. employers likely maintained a brisk pace of hiring in June while increasing wages for workers, which would reinforce expectations of robust economic growth in the second quarter and allow the Federal Reserve to continue raising interest rates. FILE PHOTO: A steel worker returns to work after a two year idle at U.S. Steel Granite City Works in Granite City, Illinois, U.S., May 24, 2018.

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  13. Norma Lee BerkleyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 5 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Norma Lee Berkley, age 87, passed away from Alzheimer's disease on July 3, 2018, at Stearns Nursing and Rehabilitative Center in Granite City, Illinois. In hospice care for only a few days prior to her death, Norma died peacefully in her sleep.

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  14. Backers say Sunnybrook development will proceed in AltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | The Legal Record

    ... Enterprise zone, Alton Regional Transportation Center, America's Central Port (on the Mississippi River in Granite City), as well as workers earning between $12 and $20 an hour, who are looking for a safe and vibrant family community," said ...

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  15. Trade war hangs over U.S. job market set for more gains in June - Tue, 03 Jul 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | The Spokesman-Review

    Senior melt operator Randy Feltmeyer watches a giant ladle as it backs away after pouring its contents of red-hot iron into a vessel in the basic oxygen furnace as part of the process of producing steel at the U.S. Steel Granite City Works facility in Granite City, Ill., on Thursday, June 28, 2018. WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's global trade war is posing a growing risk to the kind of robust job gains that the U.S. probably enjoyed again in June.

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  16. Tariffs, Trade and Time: Making America Pay AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | TaxVox

    ... maintain market share, they will. Undeniably, there are some winners from Trump's trade policy. For example, in Granite City, Illinois, US Steel has reopened a mill and is rehiring 500 people at one blast furnace, and 300 at another . But research ...

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  17. Factories expand for the 22nd consecutive monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | Post-Bulletin

    Senior melt operator Randy Feltmeyer watches a giant ladle as it backs away after pouring its contents of red-hot iron into a vessel in the basic oxygen furnace as part of the process of producing steel at the U.S. Steel Granite City Works facility in Granite City, Ill. Senior melt operator Randy Feltmeyer watches a giant ladle as it backs away after pouring its contents of red-hot iron into a vessel in the basic oxygen furnace as part of the process of producing steel at the U.S. Steel Granite City Works facility in Granite City, Ill.

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  18. US Manufacturing Accelerates, but Tariffs Cast a ShadowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | Voice of America

    Senior melt operator Randy Feltmeyer watches a giant ladle backing away after pouring its contents of red-hot iron into a vessel in the basic oxygen furnace as part of the process of producing steel at the U.S. Steel Granite City Works facility in Granite City, Ill., June 28, 2018, U.S. manufacturing activity surged in June amid signs a strong economy and import tariffs were causing bottlenecks in the supply chain, resulting in factories taking longer to deliver goods to customers. Other data on Monday showed construction spending increasing solidly in May though investment in April was not as robust as initially thought.

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  19. US factories register faster-than-expected growth in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this Thursday, June 28, 2018, file photo senior melt operator Randy Feltmeyer watches a giant ladle as it backs away after pouring its contents of red-hot iron into a vessel in the basic oxygen furnace as part of the process of producing steel at the U.S. Steel Granite City Works facility in Granite City, Ill. On Monday, July 2, the Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, issues its index of manufacturing activity for June.

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  20. Martin 'Marty' Wayne MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | 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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