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Minnesota Iron Mine Benefits from China's Boom

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Minnesota Iron Mine Benefits from China's Boom

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Minnesota Iron Mine Benefits from China's Boom

Minnesota Iron Mine Benefits from China's Boom

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An idled Minnesota mine has been re-opened under a new partnership with a Chinese steel company and is now exporting iron ore to China. The new business has been a boon for the residents of the small mining town of Eveleth, Minnesota, which has suffered economically for decades. Minnesota Public Radio's Bob Kelleher reports.