Almanac North - Aug 8, 2014

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Video Summary

Topics: “Tools to Fight Synthetic Drugs” & “Transition to Taconite: 1952”

Description: The Minnesota Department of Health has unveiled new tools to help stem the flow of synthetic drugs.

And 60-years ago, as the purest iron ore was running low, the mining industry was betting on taconite to keep Iron Range mines running strong. They produced a promotional film that is a fascinating look back at an emerging industry.

Guests: Rep. Erik Simonson, DFL-Duluth; Dr. Elisabeth Bilden, Essentia Health - St. Mary’s Medical Center

Funding for this program is provided by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Click here for more information or visit the Minnesota Legacy website.

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