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  1. PDD News Sieve: Electric buses, statewide bike plans and other transportation tidbitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Perfect Duluth Day

    The Duluth Transit Authority has been awarded a $6.3-million grant to purchase six electric buses and a fast-charge station. Duluth was considered an excellent test location for the development of electric vehicle technology because of its challenging cold weather and steep terrain.

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  2. New U.S. Laws Impact Information Gathering and SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Computers in Libraries

    In a flurry of preholiday activity, the 113th Congress enacted several dozen pieces of legislation during the final week of its lame duck session. While many of the bills represent routine or ceremonial legislation , a few are generating interest - and in some cases, controversy - for their possible impact on privacy, information security, and other areas of interest to the information industry.

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  3. Airports to honor OberstarRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Business North

    The Duluth International Airport will be named in memory of the late U.S. Rep. James Oberstar, according to a joint announcement by the Duluth Airport Authority, the Range Regional Airport Oberstar's family and regional leaders. Oberstar is being honored for his lengthy legacy in the transportation industry and the key role that he played in the completion of the new Duluth terminal project, they said.

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  4. Duluth, Range Regional Airports to honor the late Congressman James OberstarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    Airport leaders announced Friday the airport terminal will be named after the congressman who served as the Minnesota 8th District Representative for 36 years. This decision was made to honor Congressman Oberstar for his lasting legacy in the transportation industry throughout the course of his long legislative career and the key role that he played in the completion of the new DLH terminal project, according to airport officials.

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  5. Duluth's new terminal will bear Oberstar nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Star Tribune

    From Wabasha to Warroad, from Sleepy Eye to Silver Bay, Dateline Minnesota scours the state to bring you breaking news from outside the Twin Cities. Duluth International Airport will name its gleaming new airport terminal after the man who helped build it: the late Congressman Jim Oberstar.

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  6. Bill reintroduced to name Chisholm Post Office in honor of late Congressman OberstarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    A bill has been reintroduced in Washington, D.C. to name the Chisholm Post Office in honor of the Late Congressman James Oberstar. Oberstar, who passed away May 3, 2014, was born in Chisholm.

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  7. Remembering 8 noteable Northlanders who died in 2014Read the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    As 2014 comes to a close, we pause to remember some of the notable Northlanders that left us this year. Retired Solon Springs teacher Jo Stewart loved to laugh so much that she started a laughing club that caught the attention of Twin Cities television.

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  8. Lindstrom, MNRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | Chisago County Press

    ... December 12, 2014 The U.S. Senate has approved naming the I-35 corridor from Forest Lake to Duluth after James Oberstar. Oberstar served 36 years in the U.S. Congress representing the 8th District in the House of Representatives. The James L. ...

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  9. Least productive Congress? Not this one, barelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... l candidate Sen. Barry Goldwater, R-Ariz.; naming a stretch of Interstate 35 in Minnesota after the late Rep. James Oberstar, D-Minn.; and raising the cost of federal duck stamps sold to hunters and others from $15 to $25.

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  10. Lindstrom, MNRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | Chisago County Press

    ... December 12, 2014 The U.S. Senate has approved naming the I-35 corridor from Forest Lake to Duluth after James Oberstar. Oberstar served 36 years in the U.S. Congress representing the 8th District in the House of Representatives. The James L. ...

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  11. Lindstrom, MNRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | Chisago County Press

    ... December 12, 2014 The U.S. Senate has approved naming the I-35 corridor from Forest Lake to Duluth after James Oberstar. Oberstar served 36 years in the U.S. Congress representing the 8th District in the House of Representatives. The James L. ...

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  12. Congressman Oberstar service being memorialized with I-35 highway designationRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | Chisago County Press

    The U.S. Senate has approved naming the I-35 corridor from Forest Lake to Duluth after James Oberstar. Oberstar served 36 years in the U.S. Congress representing the 8th District in the House of Representatives.

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  13. Senate Names Highway In Honor of OberstarRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Roll Call

    At a 1997 House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee meeting, chairman Rep. Bud Shuster, R-Pa., left and ranking Democrat, Rep. James Oberstar, D-Minn., right After a few more election cycles and a few more waves of retirements, there will be few House members who will have served with Rep. James Oberstar, D- Minn., former chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, who died last May. He lost his House seat Oberstar's portrait looked down benignly on the hearing on drones Wednesday in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing room in the Rayburn House Building.

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

    Oct 28, 2014 | 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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