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Striking snowplow drivers, St. Louis County reach agreement

Jan. 20, 2020 7:43 PM EST

ELEVETH, Minn. (AP) — Snowplow drivers in northeastern Minnesota ended their strike with St. Louis County Monday when union members voted to approve a new contract. Teamsters Local 320 members went on strike Wednesday afternoon over differences about health care and accrued sick leave. On Monday morning,...

Falling snow covers Teamsters Local 320 members as they picket in front of the St. Louis County MN garage in Virginia Minn., Wednesday January 15, 2020. The St. Louis County heavy equipment and snow plow drivers went on strike Wednesday morning. (Mark Sauer/The Mesabi Daily News via AP)

Plow drivers on strike in snowy northeastern Minnesota

Jan. 15, 2020 7:06 PM EST

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Union snowplow drivers went on strike in northeastern Minnesota where a winter weather advisory was posted as snow moved into the region. Teamsters Local 320 official Brian Aldes said the strike in St. Louis County began Wednesday. Union members voted overwhelmingly Saturday to reject...

Snowplow drivers set to strike Wednesday in St. Louis County

Jan. 14, 2020 4:04 PM EST

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Union snowplow drivers are set to strike Wednesday in northeastern Minnesota's St. Louis County as snow moves into the area. Teamsters Local 320 posted on Facebook that union negotiators and members decided to engage in a county-wide work stoppage. The local's chief negotiator, Erik...

Minnesota county has plan if snowplow drivers strike

Jan. 13, 2020 2:27 PM EST

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Union snowplow drivers in northeastern Minnesota’s St. Louis County could go on strike as early as midnight Tuesday, as some snow is expected in the region. County officials have a contingency plan to keep roads plowed, but they are hoping they don’t have to use it....

St. Louis County plow drivers reject offer, poised to strike

Jan. 12, 2020 11:01 AM EST

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Union snowplow drivers in St. Louis County are poised to go on strike just as snow moves into northeastern Minnesota. Members of Teamsters Local 320 voted 117-8 on Saturday to reject the county's final contract offer. Union negotiators rejected the offer after mediation on Friday. A...

Notorious criminals served time at Lewisburg's 'Big House'

Dec. 28, 2019 3:05 AM EST

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Lewisburg federal penitentiary plays a supporting role in the recent hit mob movie, “The Irishman.” The film, by Martin Scorsese, was released Thanksgiving Eve on Netflix, with the company announcing on Twitter that it had been watched by 26.4 million accounts in...