Superman statue in Metropolis, Illinois (Courtesy: Metropolis Chamber of Commerce Facebook page)

Four Day Superman Fest Gets Underway In – Where Else? – Metropolis

Look, down on the southern tip of Illinois! It’s a celebration! It’s a massive, four day long party! It’s the 37th annual Superman Celebration in Metropolis Illinois.


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Metropolis, IL Attempts To Regain Superman Record

Metropolis will use the 35th annual Superman Celebration to regain the world record of the largest gathering of people dressed as Superman.



Charges Dropped Against Man Accused In Son’s Death

Illinois State Police had said Jackson Pruett was taken unresponsive to a Metropolis hospital in April 2010. The toddler died two days later at a St. Louis hospital.


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2nd Man Ordered To Prison In Southern Ill. Killing

A judge in southern Illinois has handed down a 21-year prison sentence for one of three men accused in a fatal shooting.


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Superman Celebration Under Way in Metropolis

John Glover and Cassidy Freeman from the Superman television series “Smallville” are expected to attend.


Man sentenced for taking nude photos of boy, age 12

Southern Illinois Man Accused In Son’s Death Pleads Not Guilty

Toddler Jackson Pruett was taken unresponsive to a Metropolis hospital last April, and died two days later in St. Louis.



Locked-out Honeywell Workers Ok Contract

The ratification of the deal reached about two weeks ago does not mean the roughly 230 union-backed workers in Metropolis will return immediately to their Honeywell jobs.


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Illinois Union Vote Could End Lockout

The lockout has already lasted 13 months, and now the vote on the contract proposal has been postponed.


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Union Deal Reached in Dispute at Honeywell’s Metropolis Plant

Terms of the deal involving Honeywell’s Metropolis plant were not released, pending a vote by the union’s members.


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Illinois Flood Victims Urged To Pursue Recovery Loans

Loans available at maximum interest rate of 3%.


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