James Fallows, the correspondent for The Atlantic, has always had a soft spot for Duluth. The plane that he flies around the country, reporting on America’s overlooked communities, was built there.
So it’s not surprising that he gave the city a heaping helping of love in the CBS Sunday Morning segment on towns on the rise that included a beermaker in Duluth.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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