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Daily Briefing

43 additional workers sue Fraser

Three personal injury lawsuits representing 43 persons were file on Wednesday against Capstan Corp. and two of its divisions – Frase… Read more

Study finds Twin Ports aviation industry booming

The Duluth-Superior aviation industry is strong and continues to grow, according to a new study. Read more

Cliffs Natural Resources renames itself Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) announces Tuesday that it has re-branded the company to its historical name Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. Read more

Husky buying Superior refinery from Calumet

Calumet Specialty Products has signed definitive agreements to sell the ownership of its Superior refinery and related assets to Alb… Read more

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Around the Region

Seaway tonnage rises 18 percent

Iron ore, dry bulk cargo and general cargo shipments remain strong on the St. Lawrence Seaway this season, with overall tonnage up 1… Read more

'Thomas' sets attendance record

This was a record-setting year for the Day Out With Thomas event at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum and North Shore Scenic Railroa… Read more

Enbridge reports higher Q2 net

Enbridge Energy Partners (EEP) reported second quarter net income was $92.6 million compared with $83.7 million during the same peri… Read more

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Noteworthy Events

Livestock Field Days offered for Northwest Wisconsin Farmers

Farmers are invited to attend University of Wisconsin Extension Livestock Management Days aimed at increasing profit and sustainabil… Read more

Newsmakers

Giant Voices expands account and creative teams

Giant Voices announced the addition of Lauren Sandbulte, Kallie Paulsen and Andy Walker. Read more

Two physicians join Essentia in Duluth

Dr. Hilary Reich, a dermatologist, has joined the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic. Read more

St. Luke's announces staff changes

Kate Pavlich, NP, has joined St. Luke’s Nephrology Associates. Pavlich received her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden Univers… Read more

CSS announces faculty-staff awards

The College of St. Scholastica has announced the recipients of its faculty-staff excellence awards, which were distributed during a … Read more

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News from other media

UnitedHealth appoints new CEO

Health insurer major, UnitedHealth Group Inc. UNH has appointed David Wichmann, its president since 2014, as its new CEO. He will re… Read more

Iron Ore Shipments Show Steady Increases

Iron ore shipments through the Port of Duluth have shown steady increases this season. Read more

Can or Should Employers Fire Employees Who Participate in Hate Groups?

When one of an employer's workers participates in a hate group's activities, such as the white supremacist rally that occurred in Ch… Read more

GoDaddy gives neo-Nazi website 24 hours to find a new host

The web hosting company GoDaddy said on Sunday it had given The Daily Stormer 24 hours to move its domain to another provider after … Read more

Chinese automaker reportedly bids for Fiat Chrysler

A Chinese automaker reportedly made a quiet bid to acquire Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, raising the distinct possibility that the trad… Read more

Three gang members shot dead during Wisconsin drag race

Three men died after they were shot at point-blank range during a car race attended by thousands in Wisconsin, authorities said. Read more

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UV Index: 4 Moderate
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20% 77° 59°
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10% 80° 64°
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40% 80° 63°
Thunderstorms developing in the afternoon Mon
50% 70° 60°
Times of sun and clouds Tue
10% 72° 56°
Mix of sun and clouds Wed
10% 69° 54°
Partly cloudy Thu
10% 68° 55°