News Tribune, Sept. 18, 1973 Tourism in Duluth this summer was up about 140 percent from last year, with 72,211 visitors registered at the Thompson Hill Information Center and the Arena Marina Visitors Center. Tourism now ranks as the third-largest source of basic income to Duluth. Government attorneys told Federal District Court Judge Miles Lord yesterday that they will soon wrap up their case against Reserve Mining Co. The government contends that Reserve’s discharge into Lake Superior contains asbestos, an injurious substance, and that it is destroying the lake’s ecology.
News Tribune, Sept. 18, 1993 Speaking in Minneapolis yesterday, Hillary Rodham Clinton praised the UMD School of Medicine for educating more rural family physicians and American Indian physicians than anywhere in the country. Clinton addressed the nonpartisan Health Care Summit in Northrop Auditorium. U.S. West Communications officials announced yesterday many of the 180 jobs at its Duluth office will be eliminated as part of a streamlining move over the next three years. The cuts are part of the company’s efforts to improve customer service.
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