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A passion for parking drives city of Duluth’s newest hire

April 1, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Matthew Kennedy, Duluth’s new parking pointman, will be the first to admit few people share his unique passion.
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Franken focuses on economy, energy in speech to Duluth’s Greater Downtown Council

January 18, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Nothing is better than coming home to the reality of Minnesota, Sen. Al Franken said Wednesday night as the keynote speaker at the Duluth Greater Downtown Council’s annual dinner at the DECC.
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BIZ Blog: Downtown sports more holiday lights

December 6, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

Grant from late philanthropist’s trust boosts holiday lighting in downtown Duluth. Again. Continue Reading

CEO of Maurices’ parent company gives talk

June 21, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

David Jaffe, president and CEO of Ascena Retail Group Inc., and George Goldfarb, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Maurices, spoke to about 60 Greater Downtown Council members during a breakfast at Maurices corporate headquarters in downtown Duluth on Tuesday. Continue Reading

Our view: With quick fixes, Duluth back on time

March 3, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

City workers were back on the clock this week. Actually, they were all over five public sidewalk clocks in downtown and at the entrance to Canal Park.
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Our view: Contest stirs excitement in rebounding downtown

February 24, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

Time is running out on an offer too good to pass up for any entrepreneur, retailer or prospective business operator eager to be part of the heart of Duluth, our rebounding downtown.
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Our view: Inaccuracy of downtown clocks again putting negative face on Duluth

February 23, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

After questions about parking, the topic that causes Kristi Stokes to cringe the most has to be the nine publicly owned sidewalk clocks that dot Duluth’s center. Questions about their upkeep returned this week because the News Tribune received a letter to the editor (published on today’s page) complaining that the three-faced clock tower at the entrance of Canal Park doesn’t keep accurate time. All three of its faces are wrong. None of them are even close.
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Tonight, Duluth is the Christmas City

November 18, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

The annual Christmas City of the North Parade in Duluth promises all the familiar sights and sounds and even smells when it begins at 6:20 p.m. today.
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