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  1. Noranda Aluminum files for bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... process, if the plans are approved. Noranda will curtail production at its 253,000 tonne-per-year New Madrid, Missouri smelter if it cannot secure a more favorable price for electrical power, the company said last month. The case is in U.S. ...

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  2. This day in historyRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Inyo Register

    ... Prussian forces of the Fourth Coalition at Eylau, Poland. 1812 - The strongest in a series of earthquakes strikes New Madrid, Missouri. 1813 - Action of 7 February 1813: Stalemate two evenly matched frigates from the French Navy and the British ...

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  3. EXCHANGE: New equipment helps engineers find bridge flawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Washington Times

    ... and repair earthquake damage. Earthquakes can and will happen in the Midwest, Andrawes said. We are near the New Madrid, Mo., seismic zone; an earthquake there in 1812 caused church bells to ring in Boston. Andrawes tested his metal spirals to both ...

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  4. New Madrid County Central H.S. shows support for Kony EalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KFVS12

    These are the cheers that filled the air on Friday afternoon before the Super Bowl at New Madrid County Central's high school. Decked out in Carolina blue, carrying signs and showing their pride, the entire student bodies of the middle school and high school came out to show support for their very own Kony Ealy, who will play in the Super Bowl with his team, the Carolina Panthers.

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  5. CAPTURED! 'Armed, dangerous' New Madrid, MO assault suspects arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | KFVS12

    According to police, the two men left the scene with another man in an older, dark colored, "boxy" style sedan. The New Madrid County Sheriff's Department, the Missouri State Highway Patrol, and the Sikeston Department of Public Safety are assisting in the investigation

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  6. Special equipment helps UI engineers shake out bridge flawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | The News-Gazette

    ... and repair earthquake damage. Earthquakes can and will happen in the Midwest, Andrawes said. We are near the New Madrid, Mo., seismic zone; an earthquake there in 1812 caused church bells to ring in Boston. Andrawes tested his metal spirals to both ...

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  7. Ask Rufus: Horses and EarthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... the range." He had settled across the Tombigbee from present day Columbus in 1810. It was a year later that the New Madrid Earthquake shook the Mississippi River Valley. Photo by: Courtesy photo Horses and earthquakes may seem like an unusual mix of ... 1 comment

  8. Norandaa s announces deeper lay-offs:Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Jamaica Observer

    ... more might be in the works, NACH noted. Noranda Aluminum, Inc, another subsidiary, notified employees of the New Madrid smelter that, in addition to the workforce reductions, approximately 350 employees will be terminated or laid off by February 4, ...

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  9. Without Jamaican tax relief, Noranda to reduce overseas operationsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Gleaner

    Noranda Alumina LLC, the North American producer of value-added aluminium products, said it expects to curtail operations at its Gramercy, Louisiana refinery on or before March 12 unless the company is able to negotiate meaningful and substantial tax and production levy relief with the Government of Jamaica. It also expects to curtail operations unless it can achieve meaningful and substantial cost reductions at the alumina refinery and the bauxite mining operation in St Ann, including but not limited to cost savings resulting from workforce reductions, as well as secure suitable replacement volume for alumina currently provided to the New Madrid, Missouri smelter.

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  10. Bauxite job cuts: Noranda to slash 190 positionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Gleaner

    ... would be cuts here. It said the challenges necessitating the job cuts include the idling of two pot lines at New Madrid, Missouri, an unfavourable arbitration panel ruling regarding the bauxite production levy in Jamaica, and the bankruptcy filing ...

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  11. Noranda to lay off 540 employees total by Feb. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | KFVS12

    In addition to those layoffs, the company said approximately 350 employees will be terminated or laid off by Feb. 4. According to the company, the layoffs are in response to continued low aluminum prices, the idling of two pot lines at the company's aluminum smelter in New Madrid, Mo., and other business issues affecting the "upstream operations." "These actions reflect our intense focus on managing cash and available liquidity in a especially challenging business environment for our integrated upstream business," said Layla K. "Kip" Smith, Noranda's president and chief executive officer.

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  12. Noranda to lay off 480 employees total by Feb. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | KFVS12

    Noranda has announced it will lay off around 480 employees at its aluminum smelter in New Madrid by February 4. The company announced a workforce reduction involving about 190 employees. One hundred thirty of those positions are at New Madrid.

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  13. UPDATE 1-Noranda idles 2 potlines at New Madrid smelter after circuit failureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 8 | Reuters

    Jan 8 Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp has idled two of three potlines at its New Madrid, Missouri smelter after an electrical supply circuit failure, the company said in a statement on Friday. The failure occurred on Thursday afternoon and no serious injuries were reported, the company said.

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  14. 2 Gideon men seriously hurt in off-road vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEW MADRID CO., MO - - Two men were seriously injured in a New Madrid County crash Sunday. According to a crash report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Rusty Debord, 40, was driving an off-road vehicle on private property north of Highway 162 at around 7 p.m. Debord then crossed a field and hit a ditch.

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  15. Surveying FloodsRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | U.S. Department of Defense

    An aerial view from a Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry shows flooding and high water from New Madrid, Mo., to Chester, Ill., Jan. 1, 2016. The helicopter crew and Marine Safety Unit Paducah responders surveyed the flooding.

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  16. Record floods inundate millions in the MidwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | The Island Packet

    ... to remain a few feet short of its record height at St. Louis, downstream, at places like Cape Girardeau and New Madrid, Missouri, and at Memphis, Tennessee, it could approach or equal records set in the floods of 2011 and 1993, the Army Corps of ...

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  17. Man charged with DWI following crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEW MADRID CO., MO - - Police charged a Region 8 man with DWI following a crash that sent him to the hospital. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the crash happened at 2:40 a.m. on New Madrid County Road 611, just south of Kewanee. 1 comment

  18. Chargers pick up two wins in MissouriRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2015 | Covington Leader

    This year's trip up river to the River bend Classic in New Madrid, Mo. was a productive one for the Covington Chargers.

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  19. 2.5 magnitude earthquake hits near New MadridRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | KFVS12

    Just one week earlier, the same area of southeast Missouri experienced at least 12 earthquakes on Wednesday , Nov. 25. People near Marston and Lilbourn felt shaking on Wednesday.

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  20. 12 earthquakes shake near Marston, MO early Wednesday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... the quakes were located just northeast of Marston and south of Lilbourn. People in Risco, Dexter, Matthews, and New Madrid said they felt the quakes. "[I] felt it in New Madrid sounded like a big clash of thunder & a little shake happened like a ...

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