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DOWNTOWN DULUTH

As the new film "Elvis" arrives Friday at theaters, collector Robert Foley, perhaps the leading expert on the King's 1970s scarves, describes how he came to own one worn at the Duluth Arena in 1976.
Like many holiday films, the feature was shot in the summertime. Yes, that meant making fake snow — in Duluth.
A tribal-enrolled citizen of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, Graves is joining ARAC from the Boys & Girls Club of the Leech Lake Area.
Police say the shooting was accidental.

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Over 50 people gathered downtown on Wednesday as Duluth marked 102 years since the lynching of three Black men.
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Traffic will be rerouted.
The popular downtown Duluth brewery can now produce, and serve, twice as much beer. Oh, and there's also more room for ax throwing.
The new Star Wars series promises an escape to a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away — but, our columnist wonders, should we instead keep our attention on the here and now?
Tom Cruise's impulsive pilot returns to the danger zone in a new sequel that completely understands its mission.

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From the editorial: "The opportunity is now to do something dramatic, something transformative for the good of Duluth and its residents, and to attractively connect downtown to the lakefront like never before."
After 15 years of writing for blogs, a weekly, and a music station, our columnist joined the News Tribune in February.
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