Granite City Newswire (Page 5)

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

    Jul 2, 2018 | 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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  2. US factories register faster-than-expected growth in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | 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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  3. Martin 'Marty' Wayne MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | 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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  4. Area man and woman face charges of defrauding Illinois Medicaid Home Services programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    A Granite City man and Highland woman have been charged with defrauding the Illinois Medicaid Home Services program. United States Attorney Donald S. Boyce announced today that a federal grand jury in East St. Louis, Illinois, has returned an indictment charging Elizabeth A. Schwarz, 55, of Highland, and Frank Coleman Stroehmer III, 62, of Granite City, with defrauding the Illinois Medicaid Home Services Program.

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  5. SWIC celebrates graduates of Radiologic Technology Program with Pinning CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    ... of Prairie du Rocher, Shelby Lawrence of Collinsville, Brittany Langley of Belleville, Christa Wilkinson of Granite City and SWIC Radiologic Technology Instructor Brenda DeLong; second row, Mariah Danforth of Collinsville, Jessica Moore of Waterloo, ...

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  6. Drugs blamed for double deaths in Granite CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    GRANITE CITY Madison County Coroner Stephen P. Nonn issued a release Tuesday afternoon regarding the deaths of two people in one Granite City Home. Robert S. Benda, 61, and Dorothy M. Diak, 55, both of Granite City, were found dead inside a residence in the 1700 block of Spruce Street in Granite City at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 22, 2018.

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  7. Purcell Tire Purchases Northwest RetreadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | Modern Tire Dealer

    ... was opened in 1936 by Bob's father, Robert M. Purcell, in Washington, Miss. He established a second location in Granite City, Ill., In 1951. His son, Robert G. Purcell, opened a third location in De Soto, Miss., in 1964. Under the direction of ...

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  8. Madison County Grants Committee decides againt moving forward with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    ... you're going to be accused of doing something unfairly for my project. My project stands on its own merit." A Granite City project to redevelop the old YMCA building into lofts with commercial space scored the highest of the three projects at 74, ...

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  9. May unemployment statistics in Alton, Edwardsville and area counties show positive signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    Unemployment numbers for May 2018 fell in Alton, Edwardsville and Granite City, according to Illinois Department of Employment statistics released today. Alton's number dropped to 5.4 percent in May 2018 from 5.8 percent in May 2017; Edwardsville's rate was 3.0 percent in May 2018, down from 3.2 percent in May 2017; and Granite City dropped from 4.8 percent to 4.4 percent.

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  10. The Love Your Neighbor Project will play July 4 at Granite City parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    ... Fans will be able to celebrate July 4 with the group. The band plans to bring its message of love and unity to Granite City's 4th of July celebration, "Patriots In The Park". The Love Your Neighbor Project performs at 6 p.m. followed by The Air ...

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  11. Hornbostel, Elaine WilmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | Visalia Times-Delta

    Elaine Wilma Hornbostel Granite City - Elaine Wilma Hornbostel, 92, of Granite City, Illinois and a longtime resident of Tulare, California passed away at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Stearns Nursing and Rehabilitation in Granite City. She was born July 7, 1925 in Topeka, Kansas, a daughter of the late William Richard and Clara Miessler.

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  12. Illinois' Amsted Rail to Pay $4.4M for Discriminatory Hiring PracticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | Insurance Journal West

    ... Illinois seeking relief for Montrell Ingram and other applicants who sought work as "chippers" at the company's Granite City, Ill., facility. Chippers use a hammer or grinder to remove metal protrusions from steel casings. In November 2017, the ...

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  13. Four fathers positive influence on others with daily efforts as dadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    ... had to have proven or displayed the following throughout the 2017-2018 program year: Antonio comes to the Granite City Center and plays with the students. He helps clean and set tables during meal times. Demonstrating a strong male presence in the ...

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  14. Chinese Tariffs Are Already Hitting Trump VotersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | The New York Times

    ... consultancy that supports free trade. So while U.S. Steel can celebrate the restart of two blast furnaces in Granite City, Ill., and bring back about 800 workers, 7,500 jobs will be lost elsewhere, the consultancy estimates. None of this reality ...

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  15. Dippin' Dots inventor and Hit n Run Stores launch 40° Below Joe in the Metro EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    ... line of edible frozen coffee and creamer beads now available in the Metro East at Hit n Run stores located in Granite City, Wood River, East Alton, and Alton. The 40 Below Company and the owners of Hit n Run, Dwight and Teresa Fowler, would like to ...

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  16. Digging deeper into Sunnybrook Housing DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    ... 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 Ed ...

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  17. Amsted Rail to Pay $4.4 Million After Court Ruled It Used Discriminatory Hiring PracticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | JD Supra

    ... Illinois seeking relief for Montrell Ingram and other applicants who sought work as "chippers" at the company's Granite City, Ill., facility. Chippers use a hammer or grinder to remove metal protrusions from steel casings. In November 2017, the ...

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  18. IDOT plans nearly 100 road projects in East St. Louis regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | The Legal Record

    ... of the I-270 Chain of Rocks bridge across the Mississippi River; linking north St. Louis County with the Granite City area. Missouri and Illinois have agreed to split costs for the bridge replacement with IDOT as the lead agency and the Prairie ...

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  19. Manufacturer settles EEOC suit over pre-employment testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | Business Insurance

    ... as "chippers,"' who use a hammer or grinder to remove metal protrusions form steel castings, in the company's Granite City, Illinois, facility. In a November 2017 ruling, the court said the company's use of the nerve conduction test was unlawful, ...

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  20. A Steelworkers Union On Trump's TariffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | National Public Radio

    NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Granite City, Ill., steelworkers union president Dan Simmons about the jobs coming back to his city after President Trump's decision to impose tariffs on foreign steel.

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