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Three Duluth councilors jump off train project

Three Duluth councilors jump off train project

A group of Duluth City Council members wants to ask for the city’s money back from the organization trying to bring passenger rail service back to the Twin Ports.

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Duluth arson investigator named Minnesota’s best

Duluth arson investigator named Minnesota’s best

Duluth police arson Investigator Todd Kuusisto does a lot of the little things that police officers do to help the community they serve. He’s a police ambassador of sorts by being involved in two fundraising efforts for the Special Olympics and volunteering to educate the public about his job at law enforcement expos.

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Duluth HRA invests in Gateway Tower

The Duluth Housing and Redevelopment Authority has struck a deal with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to rescue the Gateway Tower low-income apartment high-rise in downtown Duluth.

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Hockey equipment manager back with Bulldogs after illness

Hockey equipment manager back with Bulldogs after illness

UMD equipment manager Chris Garner underwent a bone marrow transplant Aug. 4 to combat the blood cell disorder myelodysplatic syndrome, formerly known as pre-leukemia.

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Friday: NCAA tournament

News Tribune reporter Kevin Pates provides live blog coverage from Bridgeport, Conn., as No. 3-seed UMD (22-10-6) plays No. 2-seed Union (26-9-4) in an NCAA East Regional quarterfinal game. The opening faceoff is set for 2 p.m.

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Wind warriors

JoAnn Narhi (right) and her husband, Clyde Narhi, of Superior, took their granddaughter, Julia Narhi (left), of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, down to Canal Park to see the big waves on Lake Superior on Tuesday afternoon. The wind was so strong they had to hold onto each other. (Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com)

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http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/22/50/50/ ASTRO BOB
Drum roll please ... Curiosity takes first-ever pix of asteroids from Mars!
Dang! NASA's Curiosity rover beat me to it by just one day, spotting the asteroids Ceres and Vesta from the surface of Mars on Sunday April 20. Me? I caught them later that night from a comfortable ...
4/24/14 at 11:28 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/46/50/50/ TWIN PORTS BUSINESS
A limo, anyone?
Not many are in the market to rent a limo or party bus. Bur for those who are -- say to go in style to prom or a wedding -- the Minnesota Department of Transportation has plenty of advice. Don't jus...
4/24/14 at 4:48 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/424/50/50/ WHILE YOU WERE IN...
This week's Wave
Nick Griffin, a 10-time guest on "Late Show with David Letterman," talks about performing on late-night TV, comedy writing and his favorite comedians. Griffin performs Friday at Teatro Zuccone. Here...
4/24/14 at 11:12 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/56/50/50/ KNITTING UP NORTH
Four Things
1. This pretty yarn is Calder from Abstract Fibers. It's on sale right now. You'll wait a few weeks for them to custom dye it for you, but oh you'll be happy when it arrives. It's 886 yds in sport we...
4/24/14 at 6:00 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/20/50/50/ OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK
Law suit against the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to be announced Thursday
A Minneapolis attorney has scheduled a news conference at the State Capitol Building in St. Paul tomorrow to announce a law suit against the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, according to a n...
4/23/14 at 2:58 PM

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http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1144/50/50/ GOOD PEOPLE GOOD BUSINESS
'What?' instead of "Why?' A better question to ask
Every once in a while I find myself staring in the mirror trying to comprehend what has just transpired, attempting to make sense of it all. Sometimes the answer is painfully clear while other times t...
4/24/14 at 3:52 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1143/50/50/ REAL MONEY
The prairie economist: Make hay while the economic sun shines
Its an exciting time in North Dakota. The states economic growth (not to mention population growth) has made headlines. This growth and the associated jobs provide higher wages and more disposal incom...
4/24/14 at 3:13 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/53/50/50/ CAPITOL CHATTER
Lawmakers seek probe into Mankato football coach process
By Don Davis The Minnesota legislative auditor should put a priority on investigating the firing and last week's reinstatement of the Minnesota State University Mankato football coach, two key legisla...
4/24/14 at 12:32 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1036/50/50/ HUNGRY FOR LIFE
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4/23/14 at 3:40 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/915/50/50/ HEALTHY TIDBITS
MS Ride
http://main.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR?px=12917475&pg=personal&fr_id=22278 Everyone knows Dr. Dan, the eye doctor. He is going to ride the MS 150 between Proctor and White Bear Lake on Jun...
4/23/14 at 3:38 AM