News Tribune, June 27, 1973Results of initial attempts to remove asbestos fibers from Lake Superior water were encouraging, Environmental Protection Agency officials said yesterday. The tests, using military water purification equipment, are being conducted at the National Water Quality Standards Laboratory in Duluth.Franklin School parents vented their anger on the Duluth School Board last night for voting last week to close both Franklin and Munger elementary schools. About a dozen parents from Franklin took the floor to protest the action.
News Tribune, June 27, 1993Duluth’s Women’s Health Center officials and local law enforcement are preparing for the possibility of anti-abortion protests by members of Operation Rescue, the controversial pro-life group. Operation Rescue is currently in the Twin Cities for a three-month training session.After last summer’s train derailment and chemical spill into the Nemadji River, Wisconsin lawmakers passed a toxic prevention bill that calls for shippers of hazardous materials to pay a transporting fee to pay for regional emergency programs. The law takes effect
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