Bygones for Thursday, April 24, 2013
News Tribune, April 24, 1974
* Duluth Transit Authority officials said yesterday the bus system taxpayer subsidy will need to triple by the end of this year to keep the system running. Officials said they’ll need $671,000 this year and possibly $833,500 in 1975.
News Tribune, April 24, 1994
* A light turnout is expected for tomorrow’s referendum on an outlet mall for Duluth’s bayfront. Voters will decide whether the outlet mall will be located in a special assessment district to raise tax money for public portions of the project.
* Three months after the U.S. Forest Service fired world-renowned bear researcher Lynn Rogers, the agency dropped its investigation and reached a retirement settlement with him. The Ely researcher receives a $22,000 annual pension and the Forest Service has reimbursed him for legal expenses.
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