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More than 3,000 members of the United Steelworkers Union, including some in the Quad Cities, will vote Thursday on a new contract. Late last month the union and Arconic reached a tentative agreement.

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Their second attempt to negotiate a new contract seems to have worked. On Friday Arconic and the United Steelworkers Union announced they've reached a tentative agreement. 

Unemployment fell slightly in the Quad Cities last month - down one-tenth of one per cent during the past year, to 3.5 per cent in May.

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All the estimates aren't in yet, but the flood of 2019 is going to cost us all a lot of money.

Talks are scheduled to resume this week between Arconic and the United Steelworkers Union, afffecting about 1,900 hourly workers at the plant in Riverdale. 

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Later this summer, more than one-hundred people who work for a plant in Camanche will have to look for new jobs. 

The city of Keokuk will have to spend more money than anticipated on some planned renovations to the proposed Southeast Iowa Development Center, which will be located at 1417 Exchange Street.

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The factory on Arsenal Island is now working with a private company to make ambulance kits for the military. This morning, officials held a ceremony to announce the new partnership between the Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (JMTC) and AM General.

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As the Mississippi River continues to drop, FEMA has a couple of reminders for flood victims and others.

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