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Bygones for Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

News Tribune, Nov. 7, 1974 * DFLers maintained their hold on area House seats in this week's election with only one Republican winning re-election. He was Rep. James Ulland of French River, who defeated Abdul Ahmad of rural Duluth by a vote of 7,...

News Tribune, Nov. 7, 1974
* DFLers maintained their hold on area House seats in this weekโ€™s election with only one Republican winning re-election. He was Rep. James Ulland of French River, who defeated Abdul Ahmad of rural Duluth by a vote of 7,208 to 3,287.
* Following national trends, Duluth business in September continued on the down side. For the year to date, the Duluth economy has averaged 6.1 percent below the corresponding period of last year, according to Duluth Business Indicators, a publication of the University of Minnesota Duluth.
News Tribune, Nov. 7, 1994
* Itasca County voters will decide tomorrow on a bond referendum for $14.2 million to renovate and expand the Itasca Medical Center. Officials say the money is needed to update electrical and mechanical systems to meet hospital operating codes.
* Jim Conn of Rice Lake, Wis., takes off from Washington, D.C., today in his single-engine, turboprop plane on a record-setting flight to the four corners of the Earth - both poles and the intersection of the equator with the prime meridian and with the 180th meridian.

Researched by the Reference & Information staff at the Duluth Public Library. Call (218) 730-4200, option 5 or click on Ask Us at www.duluth.lib.mn.us .

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