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the Boilermaker Reporter

Volume 44, Number 4
Sep 2005 to Oct 2005

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Included articles:

Coverage of the Boilermakers Hurricane Katrina relief efforts, the Canadian Apprentice competition, regional apprentice competitions, Joe Maloney is new Western Canada IVP, the semi-annual conference of the Construction Division, AFL-CIO re-elects Sweeney, Celanese locks out Local 484 members, Boilermakers build Kentucky's first coal-fired unit in 15 years, Boilermakers enhance on-the-job safety, Local 697 member receives second kidney, L-D331 members go all out for hospital charity, Emerson Tool workers lose jobs to Mexico, Bush suspends wage guarantees in areas hit by storm, and much, much more...

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Hurricane inspires heroic deeds

Newton B. Jones, Intl. President

TRAGEDY OFTEN REVEALS our inner natures. We either give up, or we struggle to survive. We either withdraw into ourselves, or we reach out to help those around us. Hurricane Katrina has revealed the heroic natures of many of our Boilermaker members.

Reporter  V44N4

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