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Pawlenty supports mesothelioma studies

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Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty sent a letter to Northeastern Minnesota legislators Thursday informing them that he has directed the state health department to work with the University of Minnesota on three different studies related to mining health issues.

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The studies will look at the 58 cases of mesothelioma identified in Iron Range miners to deter-mine if there is a relationship between taconite dust exposure and their deaths.

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