Almanac North - Aug 5, 2011

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Video Summary

Topics: "Duluth DEDA Program Success" & "Hibbing Community College Industrial Program"

Description: Several Duluth businesses are benefitting from a Duluth Economic Development Authority incentive program. The companies are expanding and creating jobs in a slow economy, thanks in part to the DEDA program.

And Hibbing Community college's revamped industrial program is a collaboration with local industries and the IRRRB that will better prepare students for careers in mining, paper and pulp plants, and the power industry.

Guests: Brian Hanson, City of Duluth Director of Business Development; Chris Butler, Geacom Inc. Chief Operating Officer; Mike Raich, HCC Dean of Academic Affairs; Tony Sertich, IRRRB Commissioner; Bryan Baird, United Taconite

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