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Senator Franken calls for improved rural rail service

(Source: Albert Lea Tribune, May 29, 2014)

ALBERT LEA, Minn. Area agricultural leaders shared their concerns with U.S. Sen. Al Franken on Wednesday about the effects poor rail service is having on their industry. Meeting at the Albert Lea-Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce in Northbridge Mall, about a handful of representatives from grain and rural energy cooperatives talked about how the delays in rail service are having a domino effect on many businesses and ultimately increasing prices for the consumer.

Full story: Albert Lea Tribune

Friday, May 30, 2014

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