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Pressroom Podcast: Superior Mayor Jim Paine and the Husky refinery fire

Superior Mayor Jim Paine (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

Jim Paine had been mayor of Superior for just over a year when a fire and series of explosions at the Husky Energy refinery forced the evacuation of a large portion of the city.

This week, News Tribune reporters Brady Slater and Jimmy Lovrien sit down with Paine to discuss the events of that day in detail, what led to the decisions that were made, and whether or not he has any regrets about how things were handled.

What we are into this week: "The West Wing," "The Americans" and all things medieval.

Tune in every week to hear Duluth News Tribune reporters Brady Slater, Christa Lawler and Tom Olsen talk about current Duluth and Northland happenings. You can email us at podcast@duluthnews.com or follow us on Facebook. This podcast is produced by Barrett Chase.

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