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  1. Tri-Cities Area Division of United Way announces $500,000 campaign goalRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | RiverBender.com

    ... through early November. The Tri-Cities Area Division of United Way helps more than 60,000 people each year in Granite City, Madison, Mitchell, Pontoon Beach and Venice. "The work of United Way and its member agencies is critical to meeting the needs ...

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  2. GCS Credit Union employees donate $980 to Community Care CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | RiverBender.com

    GCS Credit Union employees joined together to raise $980.00 in the month of September to benefit the local Community Care Center of Granite City. In an ongoing effort to support the local community, GCS employees participate in Jeans Days each month.

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  3. Out of Ashes: Riverbend writer releases second book about his battle against addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | RiverBender.com

    ... book debuted last week at Riverbend Family Ministries and will soon be available at A Novel Idea Book Store in Granite City. It is currently available through Amazon.com. While Bechel said the second book is the final book he plans on publishing ...

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  4. Jerseyville, Granite City Shop 'n Save stores will close Nov. 19 unless buyer is foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | RiverBender.com

    The United Food & Commercial Workers, Local 655, confirmed Wednesday that unless buyers are located, the Shop 'n Save stores in Jerseyville, Granite City, Cahokia and Belleville will close as of Nov. 19. Local 655 Communications Director Collin Reischman said unless a store was on the list of those being purchased by Schnucks on Monday, they will be closed if a buyer is not found. "There is federal law that requires a company like Shop 'n Save to give notice of closure 60 days in advance," he said.

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  5. Conversion planned for Edwardsville Shop a n SaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In the wake of this week's announcement that 19 area Shop 'n Save grocers had been purchased by Schnucks, the company says all remaining Shop 'n Save stores, including the Jerseyville and Granite City locations, are on track to close by the end of the year.

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  6. William Richard 'Bill' HolmanRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 19 | RiverBender.com Obits

    William Richard "Bill" Holman, 81, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 6:21 p.m. on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City. He was born January 18, 1937 in Granite City, Illinois, a son of the late William E. Holman and Dorothy Toth.

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  7. Lena Irene SeitzerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Lena Irene Seitzer, 91, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 10:58 a.m. on Monday, September 17, 2018 at Cedarhurst Assisted Living in St. Charles, Missouri. She was born October 27, 1926 in Granite City, a daughter of the late Etta and Joseph Snyder.

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  8. Vera Novalard Randolph-VentimigliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... Church and of the Alton VFW Post 1308 Auxiliary. Vera is survived by three children, Vicki (John) Uram of Granite City, Devin ?Kim? (Gail) Randolph of Rio Rico, AZ, D?Ann Randolph of Wood River; one brother, Glen Willmore of Corpus Christi, TX; ...

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  9. Trump Boasts About Steel Industry's 'New Life' As More Steelworkers Vote To StrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Yahoo!

    President Donald Trump speaks on July 26, 2018 at U.S. Steel's Granite City Works plant in Granite City, Illinois. President Donald Trump recently boasted about the U.S. steel industry.

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  10. As Trump touts steel's resurgence, steelworkers move closer to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | SFGate

    The silhouette of idle blast furnaces are seen during sunrise at the U.S. Steel Corp. Granite City Works facility in Granite City, Ill., on Oct. 25, 2017. The silhouette of idle blast furnaces are seen during sunrise at the U.S. Steel Corp. Granite City Works facility in Granite City, Ill., on Oct. 25, 2017.

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  11. Jayson Robert PineroRead the original story

    Monday Sep 17 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Jayson Robert Pinero, 32, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 8:35 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at his home. He was born November 20, 1985 in Maryville, a son of Sherri L. Pinero of Pooler, Georgia and Robert W. Pinero of Madison.

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  12. Rita Joan SutphinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Rita Joan Sutphin, 84, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City. She was born February 16, 1934 in Virden, Illinois, a daughter of the late Cleo Jackson and Pauline Bullock.

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  13. Martha Ann 'Marti' BellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Martha Ann "Marti" Bell, 78, or Granite City, Illinois passed away at 5:45 p.m. on Friday, September 14, 2018 at her home. She was born December 18, 1939 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of the late Karl and Ann Brad.

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  14. Larry HarkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Larry Harkey, 59, passed away on Friday, September 14, 2018, at 12:00 pm, at Stern's Nursing and Rehab in Granite City, IL. He was born on November 19, 1958, in Staunton, IL, the son of Walter L. and the late Peggy J. Harkey.

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  15. ARRAY(0x1624f878)Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | The Janesville Gazette

    ... hard hats - and declared his solidarity. That unlikely message weeks ago at a newly reopened steel plant in Granite City, Ill., is one that Trump has cultivated since his presidential campaign. But despite his hard-hat rallies and other intermittent ...

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  16. Bandit in Hardee's attire steals iPhones from Verizon Wireless in Wood RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | RiverBender.com

    ... putting that out." Chief Wells said Wood River Police is checking with area Hardee's restaurants in Wood River, Granite City and Godfrey about the person in the attire. The Illinois State Police Crime Scene Unit has been sought to probe the scene ...

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  17. Barbara GagichRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Barbara Gagich 84 of Swansea, Illinois, formerly of Granite City, Illinois, passed away surrounded by her family on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at her home. Barbara was born on November 10, 1933 in Granite City, Illinois; the daughter of the late Mark "Ellis" and Thelma Mathews.

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  18. Trump fails to make inroads with organized labor despite populist message to working classRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... hard hats - and declared his solidarity. That unlikely message weeks ago at a newly reopened steel plant in Granite City, Ill., a town outside St. Louis that has long struggled with declining industrial activity, is one that Trump has cultivated ...

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  19. Report: Even Ivanka Trump worries her father will be impeachedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | San Jose Mercury News

    Ivanka Trump speaking with her father at US Steel's Granite City Works steel mill in Granite City, Illinois on July 26. "Fear," Woodward's tell-all about a dysfunctional White House in the grips of "a nervous breakdown," has already sold more than 750,000 copies. Both "Fear" and an anonymous New York Times op-ed published last week describe an "unhinged" president, at the same time a CNN poll shows that Trump's approval rating has plummeted to 36 percent, triggering fears among Republicans of major losses in the mid-term elections.

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  20. Former steelworker honored by Illinois Workforce PartnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | RiverBender.com

    A former Granite City steelworker received recognition Thursday during the annual Illinois Workforce Partnership awards luncheon for his commitment toward rebuilding his career after being laid off. The statewide group celebrated Jacob Smith, 34, of Highland, as the "success story" for Madison County's Employment and Training Department.

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