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Duluth Transit Authority driver Paul Mattson gives a look in his rear-view mirror before beginning the obstacle course during the 27th annual Minnesota State Bus “Roadeo” on Saturday morning at the Duluth Heritage Sports Center parking lot. (Bob King /

Bus driving gets competitive at 'Roadeo' in Duluth


Before he boarded the 40-foot bus he’d be competing in, Paul Mattson turned to a judge.

“Can I adjust the mirrors?” he asked, and he received an affirmative response. Mattson’s boots were freshly shined and he was dressed in formal Duluth Transit Authority navy blues, complete with cropped jacket, sharp leather belt and powder blue tie.

Mattson looked like a champion.

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