Study: Lakes shipping brings 227,000 jobs, billions in revenue
Published 10/18/2011, Duluth News Tribune
In Minnesota, marine cargo traffic was responsible for 6,271 jobs, $440 million in personal income, $1.3 billion in business revenue and $114 million in local purchases, according to a study commissioned by the marine shipping industry and U.S. and Canadian government agencies.Word count: 423
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