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  • U.S. House approves authorization for replacement Soo Lock

    Melissa Nann Burke, The Detroit News The U.S. House voted Thursday to approve legislation including authorization for $922.4 million to build a large replacement lock at the Upper Peninsula’s Soo Locks. The water-infrastructure bill, which passed on a voice vote, next heads to the U.S. Senate, where its passage and the president’s signature would be the first concrete step…

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  • Student opportunities — not financial crises — may drive Minnesota’s future school consolidations

    by Erin Hinrichs, MinnPost Before the kickoff of fall sports, staff at the Eveleth-Gilbert Senior High were busy selling tickets to die-hard Iron Range sports fans. Among them, Tony Tassoni — an Eveleth resident of more than 80 years — stopped by on Monday to purchase his season pass. Nowadays, he has a grandson to…

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