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E-M:/ Washington Post covers UP mining issue



Upper Peninsula Looks Ahead, And Back, as Mine Interests Call

By Kari Lydersen

Washington Post Staff Writer
Tuesday, April 3, 2007; Page A03

MARQUETTE, Mich. -- Like much of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Marquette was built on mining. Thousands of Irish, German, Polish, Italian and other immigrants arrived here in the late 1800s and early 1900s to forge new lives in the copper and iron mines.

 

 

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/04/02/AR2007040201406.html

 

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