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News Tribune, March 27, 1974

* U.S. District Judge Miles Lord yesterday threatened to fine Reserve Mining Co. $60,000 a day if certain documents are not produced within two days. The documents are records of meetings where Reserve officials discussed plans for on-land disposal of taconite tailings.

* About $420,000 was cut from the payroll yesterday when the Duluth School Board approved layoffs of 89 teaching and specialist positions at the end of the school year. The action eliminates the equivalent of 80 full-time positions.

News Tribune, March 27, 1994

* Sheila Wellstone was the main speaker yesterday at the Women’s Lifestyle Expo at the DECC. Wellstone told the audience of women — and a half-dozen men — to do all they can to end the cycle of domestic violence.

* After an extremely small run of steelhead on Wisconsin’s Brule River last fall, anglers are wondering what next weekend’s spring opener will be like. Dennis Pratt of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources predicts steelhead fishing will be poor for the opener.

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