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    are the big ports on the Mississippi drainage. Note that, while located on Lake Michigan, Chicago has a large canal to the Mississippi River system. Duluth would have to get its grain by rail just like a West Coast port would, though the shipment distance would be shorter.

    Male, 22, -4.75/-6.92, born and raised TN-05, now WI-02. "You're damn right we're making a difference!" - Senator-Elect Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin)

    by fearlessfred14 on Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 02:32:50 PM PST

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