Granite City Newswire (Page 7)

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

    Jul 8, 2018 | 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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  2. The Illinois town where Trump's tariffs have provided jobs, and a sigh of reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | 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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  3. US job growth seen strong in June, wages picking upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | 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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  4. Norma Lee BerkleyRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2018 | 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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  5. Backers say Sunnybrook development will proceed in AltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | 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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  6. Trade war hangs over U.S. job market set for more gains in June - Tue, 03 Jul 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | 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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  7. Tariffs, Trade and Time: Making America Pay AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | 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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  8. Factories expand for the 22nd consecutive monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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