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2014-06-24 12:23:52

FIRST THREE "RE-INVENTOR" AWARDS GO TO LOS ANGELES CITY COUNCIL, YWCA GREATER LOS ANGELES & KLEIN-FINANCIAL'S MET LOFTS SITE FOR CRITICAL WORK IN ACHIEVING LA CENTRAL CITY TURN-AROUND LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dwell Media, whose Dwell Magazine is a major arbiter of the re-making of the nation's central cities, awarded Los Angeles the title of "America's Most Successfully Re-Invented Metropolis" at a press conference a block from the Staples Center heart of the...

2014-03-20 12:22:21

CHICAGO, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Metropolis Strategies, which was founded 15 years ago by The Commercial Club of Chicago to enhance the economic vibrancy of the Chicago region, will conclude its operations on May 31. This is in accord with the Club's intent that Metropolis would have a limited life rather than be a permanent organization. In accordance with its long standing practice of transferring successful programs to other organizations, Metropolis's work will...

2011-08-03 13:44:00

METROPOLIS, Ill., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) announced ratification of a new three-year agreement, ending a 13-month lockout by Honeywell International at the uranium processing plant in Metropolis, Ill., that is the largest conversion plant in the world to produce nuclear fuel for commercial reactors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) After a day-long vote yesterday at the union hall, USW Local 7-669 President...

2011-07-18 09:15:00

SAN DIEGO, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego ComicCon -- When a comic book collection worth nearly $1 million appears, fans and collectors take notice. That's why Metropolis Collectibles, the world's largest vintage comic dealer, expects big crowds when they unveil their new "Super Soldier" collection at San Diego ComicCon this week. Metropolis Collectibles has wrapped a complete run of Captain America comics from the 1940s--carefully collected over 15 years by one avid fan--into...

2011-06-29 14:30:00

Locked out Metropolis uranium plant cited by OSHA, NRC, and EPA METROPOLIS, Ill., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Honeywell uranium conversion facility where USW workers remain locked out for more than one year has once again been cited for violations by a federal agency. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited the plant with 17 "serious" safety violations and a $119,000 fine on June 22. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO)...

2011-05-23 08:15:00

Nuclear Regulatory Commission seeks community comments For Honeywell Corp. uranium plant where workers locked out METROPOLIS, Ill., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Town hall meeting will be held by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Monday, May 23rd, 7:00 pm (CDST) at the Massac County Courthouse, One Superman Square, Metropolis, IL for community comment on the agency's license oversight review of the Honeywell Metropolis plant performance with safety operations,...

2011-04-26 12:02:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing ten months of unproductive bargaining sessions, locked-out United Steelworkers (USW) from the nation's only uranium conversion facility at Metropolis, IL., used their proxy shares to gain access to Honeywell International Corp. shareholders meeting yesterday for an accountability session with company executives. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) USW Local 7-669 Pres. Darrell Lillie said, "We...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.