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Union, officials vow to fight closure of Granite City steel plant

Union, officials vow to fight closure of Granite City steel plant

Katie Kull ,  Austin Huguelet GRANITE CITY — Union officials and regional leaders on Wednesday promised to fight the closure of a century-old steel plant here, in the crosshairs of a company shifting gears. The plant’s owner, Pittsburgh-based U.S. Steel Corp., said this week it is working on plans to sell key parts of Granite …

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Union, officials vow to fight closure of Granite City steel plant

Union, officials vow to fight job losses at Granite City steel plant

Katie Kull ,  Austin Huguelet GRANITE CITY — Union officials and regional leaders on Wednesday promised to fight deep cuts at a century-old steel plant here, in the crosshairs of a company shifting gears. The plant’s owner, Pittsburgh-based U.S. Steel Corp., said this week it is working on plans to sell key parts of Granite …

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July 4 looks like summer’s peak travel nightmare. Here’s how to prepare.

July 4 looks like summer’s peak travel nightmare. Here’s how to prepare.

Placeholder while article actions load Airports and roads have been packed this summer, mixing with inflation and labor shortages to create a dreadful travel season marked by high prices, maddening delays and cancellations. According to data forecast by experts, the frenzy is expected to peak ahead of Independence Day. AAA predicts that 42 million people …

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Regular service resumes on Orange Line after vandals strike multiple trains

Regular service resumes on Orange Line after vandals strike multiple trains

Regularly-scheduled service has resumed on the MBTA Orange Line after several trains were damaged by vandals, according to transit officials.The vandals damaged windows on those Orange Line trains and the case is under investigation by the Transit Police Department.The MBTA warned Orange Line riders that they may face extended waits between trains late Wednesday afternoon.”Repairs …

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Crypto exchange CoinFlex probably won't resume withdrawals Thursday as planned, says CEO

Crypto exchange CoinFlex probably won’t resume withdrawals Thursday as planned, says CEO

Bitcoin and and other cryptocurrencies are in free fall. Dan Kitwood | Getty Images Embattled cryptocurrency exchange CoinFlex will probably not be able to let customers withdraw money again on Thursday as it originally planned, CEO Mark Lamb said on Wednesday. “We will need more time. And it’s unlikely that withdrawals will be re-enabled tomorrow,” …

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Pfizer and BioNTech Announce New Agreement with U.S. Government to Provide Additional Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine

Pfizer and BioNTech Announce New Agreement with U.S. Government to Provide Additional Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine

NEW YORK & MAINZ, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX) today announced a new vaccine supply agreement with the U.S. government to support the continued fight against COVID-19. Under the agreement, the U.S. government will receive 105 million doses (30 µg, 10 µg and 3 µg). This may include adult Omicron-adapted …

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