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Mayor Carlson

A glitch for the Fourth parade

It looks like use of Wisconsin Street is going to require a county permit at $100.

Jodi Yuhasey

Domestic violence can increase in tough economic times

Domestic violence is prone to increase during tough economic times. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Violence Prevention Center director Jodi Yuhasey about domestic violence in Cook County.

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NRDC report: Poisoning the Great Lakes

Poisoning the Great Lakes: 25 Coal-fired Power Plants Responsible for Half the Region's Mercury Pollution

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Projections boosted for copper mine near Ely

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The company planning a copper-nickel mine near Ely has boosted its estimates of how much metal it's sitting on.

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Expect near normal precipitation and temperatures overall this summer

Sunday night’s thunderstorms didn’t dump heavy rains or big winds on Cook County as they did elsewhere. However, they ushered in a cool front after a hot Sunday.

Plans for a new Cook County Community Center continue to evolve.

Community Center public input meeting Tuesday

A Public Input Meeting on the new Cook County Community Center is scheduled for 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 5 at the ISD #166 campus in Grand Marais.

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Weekend News Roundup for June 2

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.

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Lodging tax revenues for April are mixed

Lodging tax revenues for the fourth month of 2012 were down for the most part compared to April of last year county-wide.

Frank Moe

Sled Dogs to Saint Paul movie in the works

Back in March, local musher Frank Moe travelled to St.