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Bygones for Wednesday, May 21, 2014

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Bygones for Wednesday, May 21, 2014
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News Tribune, May 21, 1974

* A report released yesterday shows no increase in the cancer death rate in Duluth during the first 14 years taconite tailings were dumped into Lake Superior by Reserve Mining Co. The report concludes, though, that it’s too soon to draw definite conclusions.

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* Ground will be broken today on the Duluth Area Vocational-Technical Institute campus for an agribusiness center. Beginning in the fall, the center will house horticulture and combined natural resources and forestry courses for students in all Duluth high schools.

News Tribune, May 21, 1994

* Five Iron Range communities are competing to be selected as the location of the new Northwest Airlines ticket reservation center. The center is expected to employ more than 600 people by 2002 with jobs that pay from $9 to $15 an hour.

* At Duluth International Airport yesterday, a temperature of 85 degrees set a record high for the day, breaking the old record of 83 degrees set in 1948. An early-morning 60-degree reading also broke the days’ previous record-high low temperature.

Researched by the Reference & Information staff at the Duluth Public Library. Call (218) 730-4200/option 5 or click on Ask Us at www.duluth.lib.mn.us.

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