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Great Lakes Freighter Renamed To Honor Oberstar

A Great Lakes freighter has been renamed the Hon. James L. Oberstar, honoring the former Minnesota congressman who spent decades as a leading player in U.S. transportation policy.


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Great Lakes Ship To Be Named After Oberstar

Former U.S. Rep. James Oberstar is getting a rare honor — a Great Lakes ship named after him.