STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Notebook: Schools benefit from more higher state revenue
By Don Davis
Minnesota schools will get $463 million more because state revenues are that much higher than expected.
A Wednesday report from Minnesota Management and Budget showed personal income tax ... Posted on 7/11/13 at 9:01 AM
COLOR ME GREEN Tomorrow's Child
Without a name, an unseen face
and knowing not your time nor place
Tomorrows Child, though yet unborn,
I met you first last Tuesday morn.
A wise friend introduced us two,
and through his sobering poin... Posted on 3/9/12 at 9:30 AM
HEALTHY TIDBITS Mining, Polluted Water, Big Business
We all have heard of toxins in the water. The wheels go round and round.Unfortanately lots of big businsses contribute to these in a community from dumping into the lake, to burning plastic (hospital)... Posted on 4/13/10 at 2:06 AM
As the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee awaits federal data on Enbridge pipeline spills, the News Tribune has obtained records from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency that show dozens of oil spills in northern Minnesota over the past 30 years, dating back to when the company was Duluth-based Lakehead Pipeline.
With stops at federal Superfund sites, sewage treatment plants and shorelines contaminated by industrial waste, it wasn’t the sort of tour that would inspire participants to buy T-shirts. But it did attract dozens of local, state and federal officials and Twin Ports business leaders to get a close look at polluted hot spots and habitat restoration in the Duluth-Superior harbor.
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