News Tribune, Dec. 18, 1973 The Duluth City Council last night voted 7-2 to approve a 1974 pay plan for all city employees. The plan provides 8.5 percent wage hikes for police and firemen and an across-the-board $660 annual increase for other civil service employees. A rock concert has been booked into the Duluth Arena on Jan. 2 to fill the gap caused by the cancellation of three high school hockey doubleheaders. The games were canceled because of a winter break sports ban ordered by the Minnesota Department of Education.
News Tribune, Dec. 18, 1993 JoAnn Axtell, president of the United Way of Greater Duluth, is receiving numerous complaints about the organization’s support for programs linked to the Building for Women. Some pro-life activists believe the United Way has compromised its neutral stance on abortion. The 6,500 members of the Duluth Senior Coalition are criticizing city councilors who approved a 32-cent increase in garbage bills in a vote Nov. 22. A coalition spokesman said yesterday they weren’t notified of the proposed increase until after the vote.
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