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Anti-copper/nickel canoeist effort had to change plans to launch near the PolyMet site

Mining supporters successfully raised trespassing issue; trip to Twin Cities doesn’t begin in Aurora

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AURORA — Representatives of an anti-nonferrous mining group planned to launch a month-long canoe trip to the Twin Cities Friday morning from the St. Louis River near the proposed PolyMet mine. The purpose is similar to a sled dog journey from Ely to St. Paul last winter — to try to rally support and raise money for preservationist efforts against copper/nickel/precious metals projects on the Iron Range.

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