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Report: Great Lakes shipping contributes $1.4 billion to Minnesota economy


Shipping along the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway added $1.4 billion and 6,161 jobs to Minnesota's economy last year, according to a yearlong study released Wednesday.

The report, by the Great Lakes Seaway Partnership, found that Minnesota ports, such as those in Duluth-Superior and Two Harbors shipped 31.2 million metric tons of iron ore, grain, machinery and other cargo last year.


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