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Albanian amateur astronomer Pranvera Hyseni and Dr. Phil Plait at Eagle Lake Observatory west of Minneapolis Friday evening. Bob King  /
Astro Bob blog: ALCON 2018 — Connecting People With the Cosmos / Venus-Moon Stunner Tonight
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Jaguar escapes zoo and moves from one enclosure to next, killing trapped animals
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Lake Superior College courts student housing
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Duke the Dog has become quite the celebrity since becoming mayor of Cormorant village two years ago. He will try for a third consecutive election victory at the 6th annual Cormorant Daze celebration on Saturday, Aug. 20. Special to Forum News Service
Duke the dog, famed mayor of Minn. township, retires amid failing health
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July 14, 2018
t071318 --- Clint Austin --- 071518.N.DNT.HOMEOWNER.C01 --- Just 27 percent of households of color own homes in Duluth, as compared with 63 percent of white households. Organizations such as Community Action Duluth and One Roof are working to close that gap. Anitra Saddler worked with Community Action Duluth to purchase her home in November of 2015 and hopes to see more people of color realize they, too, can follow suit. --- Clint Austin /
Racial divide in Northland home ownership persists
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Adam Dailey does a mixed climbing demo at Flock to the Rock in the abandoned railroad tunnel at Ely's Peak Saturday. Dailey used climbing shoes with spikes and ice axes to climb 70 feet. The technique he used is called dry tooling because he used tools meant for ice and water to climb dry rock.
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Photos: Flock to the Rock at Ely's Peak
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Man dies after high speed pursuit near Hayward
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Iceberg at Ilulissat, Greenland. Photo by NordForskon (
An 11-million-ton iceberg threatens a tiny village in Greenland
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Rare double shark attack closes Florida beach; bites were just minutes apart
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Les Johnson, aka Swamp Walker, of Appleton, Wis., competes in the Cowboy Fast Draw Wisconsin state tournament at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds in Superior on Saturday. (Samantha Erkkila / button
Video: Superior hosts Cowboy Fast Draw state tournament
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Is the Northland ready for automation?
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From left: Brad Morberg, Kathy Gilchrist, Will Middleton and Alex Waxman cheer as Bernie Sanders takes the stage at a rally to support Keith Ellison at Denfeld High School in Duluth Friday. Ellison is running for Minnesota attorney general.
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Ellison's attorney general rally full of Sanders supporters
July 14, 2018 - 11:45am
A worker uses a propane torch to polish a glass straw at the EcoGlass Straws manufacturing facility in Hood River, Oregon, on July 5, 2018. Photo by Terray Sylvester/Bloomberg.
Now that plastic's passe, tiny Oregon shop is building the straw of tomorrow
July 14, 2018 - 11:45am
Matters of record received July 14, 2018
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Bygones for July 14, 2018
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