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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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