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Construction starting on Hawesville water projects

By Dave Taylor After years of trying and years of worry, work on a new Hawesville wastewater treatment plant will finally begin next week. Matt Curtis, from the firm Bluegrass Engineering, told the Hawesville City Council Tuesday night that everything is in place to not only begin construction on the city’s badly needed wastewater treatment…

Reports: Indian billionaire bids $2.5 billion for Aleris

By Dave Taylor Aleris has a new potential buyer, according to published reports, and the name floated in rumors is the same as late last year: Indian billionaire Kumar Mangalam Birla. The head of the conglomerate Aditya Birla Group, Birla is reported to have made a $2.5 billion offer for Aleris, through one of his…

What’s being saved?

By Dave Taylor The demolition contract for the former Lewisport Elementary School building details every piece that the library boards wants saved, so what exactly will live on? See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

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