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A man looks for oncoming traffic as he leaves the U.S. Steel Granite City Works steel factory on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023, in Granite City, Ill.
Tristen Rouse
St. Louis Public Radio
The move comes after steelmaking was partially idled at the Granite City plant in October, leading to roughly 400 temporary layoffs. Company leaders now tell workers they can meet steel demand through their other plants.
People walk past the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., earlier this month.
Mandel Ngan
AFP via Getty Images
The Supreme Court's conservative justices seemed highly skeptical of how the Securities and Exchange Commission conducts in-house enforcement proceedings to ensure the integrity of securities markets.
A volunteer walks a dog.
Sangamon County Animal Control
Sangamon County Animal Control is the temporary homes of many animals including dogs and cats. Director Jeanne Keenan and volunteer Mike Krcil spoke to Community Voices about the need for volunteers to help provide enrichment to the pets waiting their forever homes. They also spoke about the need for pet adoptions and how all members in the home should be on board with adding a four-legged friend to the family.To view adoptable pets visit Petfinder.com.
The Georgia Capitol is seen on Aug. 27, 2022, in front of the Atlanta skyline. State lawmakers will gather Wednesday to start work on new political district maps.
Steve Helber
A special legislative session begins in Georgia to redraw the state's political maps after a federal judge ruled that the current district lines illegally dilute the power of Black voters.
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Jon Batiste unveiled his first symphonic composition, <em><a href="https://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2022/09/22/Jon-Batiste-0800PM">American Symphony</a></em>, at New York's Carnegie Hall on September 22, 2022. An eponymous documentary by Matthew Heineman follows his life with his wife.
The same day musician Jon Batiste got 11 Grammy nominations, his partner, writer Suleika Jaouad, began chemotherapy. The new documentary American Symphony recounts their journey.
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