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Resource ID: #14373
Subject: Cancer
Source: Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.)
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Date: Dec. 21, 1997

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State lawmakers and officials have known for years that a rare and incurable asbestos-related cancer has been striking men in northeastern Minnesota at a rate far higher than the state average. For 12 years state officials ignored warning from international experts and only recently promised to investigate the source of the asbestos.

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