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  1. A great day for the city of Tower'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    ... including the pertaining state agencies, the city council and clerks, state representatives, late Congressman James Oberstar, and Short Elliot Hendrickson engineers. It's been over a decade since the harbor project came into shape, and now it's ...

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  2. Duluth Mayor Don Ness won't run againRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... Student Senate president and became active in the DFL, later running the re-election campaigns of U.S. Rep. James Oberstar. Ness said in a 2012 Star Tribune profile that he'd always been a little awkward and "too boring" for higher office, joking ...

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  3. Duluth mayor won't run againRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... Student Senate president and became active in the DFL, later running the re-election campaigns of U.S. Rep. James Oberstar. Ness said in a 2012 Star Tribune profile that he'd always been a little awkward and "too boring" for higher office, joking ...

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  4. What the Indiana Toll Road Bankruptcy Means for Indiana, Other...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Reason Foundation

    ... service costs). Rep. Peter DeFazio (D, OR) called the deal "a license to print money." He and the late Rep. James Oberstar (D, MN) even called for legislation to outlaw the leasing of existing highways - which, fortunately, went nowhere. First and ...

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  5. Bill naming portion of Interstate 35 for Congressman Oberstar passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure approved action to rename the stretch of Highway I-35 from Forest Lake to Duluth to "The James L. Oberstar Memorial Highway." U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan introduced the proposal which was passed Wednesday and is now clearing the way for passage by the full House.

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  6. House T&I Committee approves passenger rail reform legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today approved bipartisan legislation that improves the infrastructure, reduces costs, leverages private sector resources, creates greater accountability and transparency, and accelerates project delivery for Amtrak and the Nation's passenger rail transportation system. The Committee approved by voice vote the Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2014, or PRRIA .

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  7. Markup: General Services Administration Capital Investment and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The United States House of Representatives

    The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure is scheduled to consider the following measures: General Services Administration Capital Investment and Leasing Program Resolutions H.R. 5449 - Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2014 additional background information H.R. 5146 - To designate the United States courthouse located at 700 Grant Street in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as the "Joseph F. Weis Jr. United States Courthouse" H.R. 5448 - John F. Kennedy Center Reauthorization Act of 2014 H.R. 5266 - To reauthorize the National Estuary Programs, and for other purposes H.R. 4926 - To designate the "James L. Oberstar Memorial Highway" and the "James L. Oberstar National Scenic Byway" in the State of Minnesota U.S. House of Representatives 2165 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Phone: 225-9446 Fax: 225-6782

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  8. Construction begins on Beaver Bay TrailheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Business North

    Photo: Bonnie Hundrieser of ARDC poses with partners who helped to create the six interpretive kiosks for the Trailhead that will teach people about the history and resources of the mid-North Shore Region. Left to right are Lee Radzak, North Shore Scenic Drive Council; Bonnie Hundrieser, ARDC; Joan Arola, Bay Area Historical Society, Mel Sando, Lake County Historical Society, and Maggie King, Bay Area Historical Society An Aug. 5 groundbreaking ceremony launched construction of a $2.7 million trailhead project at Beaver Bay.

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  9. The Noor-Kahn race and the definition of representationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... to constituents' detriment. Four years ago, that claim helped end the 18-term career of the late U.S. Rep. James Oberstar, depriving this state of coveted clout in federal transportation matters. There's the scorn heaped on "career politicians," ...

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  10. The Re-Education of Rick NolanRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | Roll Call

    Nolan came back to Congress in 2012 - three decades after his first stint in the 1970s.

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  11. Duluth, Hibbing airports seek Oberstar naming rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | Star Tribune

    The new $78 million terminal at Duluth International Airport, above, was finished in January.

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  12. Two airports want 'Oberstar' terminalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | Business Journal

    Representative James Oberstar, a Democrat from Minnesota, speaks during a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on airline fees in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, July 14, 2010.

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  13. Duluth, Hibbing airports both hope to honor Oberstar with terminal namingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2014 | TwinCities

    The Duluth Airport Authority is ready to rename the new Duluth International Airport passenger terminal in honor of the late U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar.

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  14. 2 Minnesota airports want terminals named for Oberstar2 Minnesota...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2014 | St. Cloud Times

    Check out this story on sctimes.com: The Duluth Airport Authority is ready to rename the new Duluth International Airport passenger terminal in honor of the late U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar.

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  15. Congressman Jim Oberstar's hometown of Chisholm honors his life, legacyRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2014 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    "Government's there to serve everybody. And that's his legacy. And I think we'll really miss that," said Ken Hasskamp, Oberstar's Former District Staffer.

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  16. Duluth memorial service held for Congressman Jim OberstarRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    The second of three memorial services this week for the late former U.S. Congressman Jim Oberstar allowed Northlanders to pay their respects to the former lawmaker.

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  17. Oberstar Honored at First Memorial Service in Twin CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | WDIO

    ... e all the people who he touched and the way people have responded, ' Link-Oberstar said. The late Congressman James Oberstar adresses the public in front of the Hon. James L. Oberstar, a ship named in his honor.

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  18. 3 Minnesota memorial services scheduled for Rep. OberstarRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Two of those services will be held in northeastern Minnesota, the territory the congressman served for 18 terms.

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  19. Memorial Services Set for Rep. Oberstar, 2 in NorthlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | WDIO

    The first is set for Friday, June 27 at 1:00 p.m. in the Harborview Ballroom of the DECC.

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  20. House Passes Air Safety Bill To Limit FAA, Industry TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2008 | The Washington Post

    The House has passed legislation aimed at preventing the Federal Aviation Administration from having too warm of a relationship with the airline industry.

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