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Workers Memorial Day

'Not one ounce of steel is worth an injury'

'Not one ounce of steel is worth an injury'

HAMMOND | Steelworker Chris Cottrell was not feeling too well when he started to get a strange taste in his mouth a few years ago.

April 28, 2014 2:45 pm Photos

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Ceremony honors fallen workers

Ceremony honors fallen workers

GARY | The dozens of names engraved on the waist-high, three-sided wall on the U.S. Steel Gary Complex Workers’ Memorial date back to 1908 and are a stark reminder that not everyone who leaves home to work returns to loved ones.

April 26, 2013 3:31 pm Photos

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Somber day highlights worker sacrifice

Somber day highlights worker sacrifice

PORTAGE | While Curtis Stout did contract work for steel mills in the 1990s, his father James often bragged to friends and co-workers that "my boy was keeping the plant from shutting down."

April 26, 2012 2:00 pm Photos

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Steelworkers memorialize fallen workers

Steelworkers memorialize fallen workers

EAST CHICAGO | It was difficult to equip 3-year-old Adela DeHoyos with all the safety gear required for steelworkers.

April 28, 2011 5:45 pm Photos

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