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Judge nixes 450-foot cell tower near BWCA, OKs 199-foot tower

Published 08/04/2011, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) / MCT

In a ruling for preserving scenery over expanding the reach of cellphones, a Hennepin County judge ordered Wednesday that AT&T cannot build a 450-foot lighted cellphone tower visible from inside the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

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