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Iron Mine At Core Of U.P. History, Culture

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Iron Mine At Core Of U.P. History, Culture

Iron Mine At Core Of U.P. History, Culture

Iron Mine At Core Of U.P. History, Culture

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This week, Weekend Edition Sunday is exploring the culture, traditions and economy of Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Host Liane Hansen visits the Cliffs Natural Resources iron ore mining operation near Ishpeming Michigan. Mining has long been a part of the U.P. economy, and Cliffs has been operating there since 1847.