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Duluth Police Search For Individuals Connected To Shoplifting Incident

The Duluth Police Department is looking for help from the public in identifying and finding two individuals wanted for questioning in relation to a shoplifting incident.  The department has been successful in the past using social media;  that's why they've turned to their Facebook page to ask for help.

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St. Louis County Goes High-Tech With Road Condition Sensors And Cameras

This winter, new tools will be waiting on county road to help you battle the inclement weather and changing road conditions.  St. Louis County has just installed remote data sensors and cameras at various locations throughout the Northland.  These units - part of the Roadway Weather Information System - will allow officials real-time data, monitoring weather and road conditions to allow for more-informed decisions.

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Free Backpacks Are Distributed To Needy Students Ahead Of New School Year
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CHUM Collects Backpacks And Supplies For Those Who Need Help With Back-To-School Needs

The new school year will start sooner than you think;  while many look forward to adventure of the season, others look to back-to-school time with trepidation.  Many families in the Northland have a difficult time making ends meet all year long - but especially when clothes and supply shopping stretch their budget.

CHUM is looking to change that by organizing a backpack and school supply collection.  According to officials with the agency, participation can take many forms.  Scott Van Deale - CHUM's Distributive Services Director expands:

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Los Angeles's 405 Freeway Closes Completely For Bridge Repair
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Arrowhead/Haines Road Area By Highway 53 To See Construction Starting July 31

A busy section of roads in Hermantown will see some significant construction work starting Monday, July 31.  Crews with St. Louis County will be working on the area west of Arrowhead Road between Highway 53 and Haines Road - making improvements that will ease the traffic congestion.

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An Aspirin A Day Could Prevent Both Heart Disease And Colon Cancer
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Local Health Officials Suggest Patients “Ask About Aspirin” To Reduce Heart Risks

You only get one heart;  that's why it's important to take care of the one you have!  For many years now, medical research has shown a correlation between daily intake of aspirin for some patients and a reduced risk of heart-related issues.  Now, local health officials are prompting people to learn more.

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Rising Energy And Food Prices Cause Wholesale Prices To Spike Upwards
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Downtown Duluth Farmers Market Happens July 25

The pick of the crop is yours  - Tuesday, July 25 - as the Downtown Duluth Farmers Market returns to Lake Superior Plaza.  From 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, shop the harvest you'll find from local farmers and gardeners.

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Speed Limit Increases On Four Northland Highways

The phrase "put the pedal to the metal" comes to mind - but perhaps that's not what officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation had in mind when increased the speed limit on four Northland highways.  Within the next two weeks, sections of some highways will see speed limit increases from 55 to 60 mph.  The move is the result of traffic and engineering studies - which took crash rates and physical attributes of each roadway into account.

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Obama's New Budget Calls For Major Investments Into Public Works Projects
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$4.2 Million Resurfacing Project To Start On Highway 37; Major Impacts Expected

Drivers who take the Highway 37 short-cut on the Iron Range can expect major impacts for the rest of the summer as MNDOT crews kick-off a $4.2 million resurfacing project.  The good news: When it's done, it'll greatly improve the roadway.

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MNDOT Warns About Toxic Ditch Vegetation

What's the old saying about knee-high corn by the 4th of July?  That same principle could be applied to roadside weeds and vegetation;  by this point of the summer season, a lot of ditches are filled with overgrowth.  What you may not know or be aware of is that some of these weeds have the potential to be toxic even through skin contact.

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Rising Energy And Food Prices Cause Wholesale Prices To Spike Upwards
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Downtown Duluth Farmers Market Starts Summer Season On July 18

Nothing says summer like fresh produce from the garden.  If you're not lucky enough to have a garden for fruit and vegetables on your property there's still a way:  The Northland is home to a variety of Farmers Markets that offer abundant, locally-grown food for sale.

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Near-Record Heat Wave Grips U.S. East Coast, Midwest
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Highway 169 Temporary Lane Closures Begin July 17

Summer is the season of road construction!  As we near the half-way point to the summer construction season, officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation are alerting drivers to some work that will require temporary lane closures well into fall.

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Chrylser To File For Bankruptcy
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Duluth Loses Some Of Its One-Way Avenues Next Week

If you drive in the downtown area you'll want to be a little more alert starting next week.  Three of the one-way avenues in downtown Duluth will be converting towards being two-way roads starting Monday, July 17.  The project is designed to ease access to downtown businesses and the area in general.  The move will be gradual and in stages over the next week.

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