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Emma Needham with Honor the Earth and her daughter Aunalie Burns protest the proposed route of the Sandpiper pipeline Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Brainerd, Minn. BRAINERD DISPATCH/Steve Kohls

Honor the Earth brings Sandpiper pipeline protest to Brainerd

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BRAINERD, Minn. -- Honor the Earth, a group calling for rerouting Enbridge Energy’s proposed Sandpiper pipeline away from northern Minnesota, brought its outreach events to Brainerd on Thursday.

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The group waved signs just west of the Washington Street bridge stating its opposition to the 616-mile pipeline route. There was also a canoe launch Thursday evening at a local park.

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Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
(218) 855-5860
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