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Published April 12, 2013, 09:10 PM

Cancer, work in taconite industry linked

Researchers at the University of Minnesota told Iron Range workers on Friday to protect themselves from taconite dust, despite a new study that was unable to prove that exposure to the dust causes the rare cancer mesothelioma.

By: Elizabeth Dunbar, Dan Kraker and Stephanie Hemphill, Minnesota Public Radio News

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