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August 14, 2020

On This Day in 2003
The Northeast of the United States and Canada experienced a massive blackout, which affected 50 million people. Initially concerned that it could be a terrorist attack, it soon became clear that it was the failure of Ohio-based First Energy Corporation to maintain its portion of the electrical grid. In a statement following the costly blackout, the Utility Workers Union of America called on Ohio’s Public Utilities Commission to investigate the industry’s maintenance practices and urged the state legislature to revise its deregulation laws that led to lax standards and mass layoffs of line workers.

- Voices of Labor

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Results of ARM's Triple Crown Drawing
Updated On: Feb 04, 2010

Winners of the Triple Crown Drawing held at the December 6 local membership meeting in Baltimore are:

1st Prize ($300): Howard Johnson (pictured)

2nd Prize ($200): Ron Snyder

3rd Prize ($100): Arthur Jefferson

Congratulations to the winners, and thanks to everyone for their support!

 

 











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