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  1. "It’ll be a shot in the arm for everybody," said Jack O’Donnell, business manager for the Iron Workers Local 25 in Novi. He says his 2,000 or so active members have seen work dry up as some sites in metro Detroit sit unfinished — victims of the slack economy.

    — Initial worker reaction Friday to a new U.S./Canadian bridge in Detroit. A deal is moving forward to construct the billion-dollar New International Trade Crossing with Canada paying all costs, including the costs of property in Michigan. 

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