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The Building Tradesman Newspaper Editions

Top to bottom trades have right stuff at Metro's Midfield Terminal

Date Posted: August 18 2000

Iron workers reach for the top Iron workers topped out the new Midfield Terminal at Metro Airport Aug. 9, moving the mile-long structure another step toward completion. "The $1.2 billion...

Under a runway, tile setters provide a nice finishing touch

Date Posted: August 18 2000

While iron workers were topping out the Midfield Terminal structure, a much lower area of Metro Airport was continuing to get attention by the building trades. Many hands are applying...

With George W., 'compassion' is in the eye of the beholder

Date Posted: August 18 2000

A compassionate conservative? The record of George Bush during his years as Texas governor indicates otherwise. Chosen earlier this month at the Republican National Convention as that party's candidate for...

Boilermakers are tops on Rouge-Edison project

Date Posted: August 4 2000

Boilermakers Local 169 members received the "Top Craft" award from the Raytheon Constructors Inc. (now the Washington Group) for their good work on the Detroit Edison River Rouge Unit One...

'Fight for the future of Michigan' kicks off with primary

Date Posted: August 4 2000

By Paul Gieleghem State Representative, 31st District Dear Brothers and Sisters of Labor: Nov. 7, 2000 will be the most important election of the decade in Michigan. The Legislature we...

Irritated Western ABC offers tips to halt union incursion

Date Posted: August 4 2000

Sometimes, it's satisfying to know you're getting under somebody's skin - especially when the epidermis belongs to the ABC. In a June 20 memo to members written under the headline,...

New lease on life for landmark library

Date Posted: August 4 2000

MARQUETTE - The Peter White Public Library, a repository for books for nearly a century, is getting a little more shelf space. The largest public library in the Upper Peninsula...


Date Posted: August 4 2000

Labor Day Parade set for Sept. 1 Make plans to attend the 2000 edition of the Detroit Labor Day parade, scheduled to start at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 4....

Newspaper struggle continues after appeals court wallop

Date Posted: August 4 2000

By Michael McBride Locked-out Detroit News Reporter The boycott of the Detroit News and Detroit Free Press will continue as the unions involved in the five-year-old labor dispute appeal a...

Stabenow for Senate: 'Working families deserve someone who will fight on their side'

Date Posted: August 4 2000

Congresswoman Debbie Stabenow is challenging incumbent Sen. Spencer Abraham in the 2000 race for U.S. Senate. While serving in the Michigan legislature and in Congress, Stabenow has been on the...

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