News Tribune, Jan. 23, 1974 A flu-like illness sent absenteeism soaring in schools in the eastern section of Duluth yesterday. The wave of illness struck suddenly, with Woodland Junior High School reporting 325 absences out of a student body of 1,062. A majority of Duluth School Board members voiced support yesterday for the use of corporal punishment as a means of discipline. A regulation on the books permits it, but there have been requests recently that it be abolished.
News Tribune, Jan. 23, 1994 Antiwar demonstrators rallied yesterday at the Navy’s ELF transmitter station near Clam Lake, Wis., where Ashland County authorities reported many arrests for trespassing. John LaForge, spokesman for the Stop Project ELF Coalition, said it was the 16th demonstration since November 1991. Actor Telly Savalas, known for his role as “Kojak,” died yesterday in Los Angeles at the age of 70. Savalas, who was married to Duluth native Julie Hovland, traveled to Duluth on numerous occasions and professed a love for the city.
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