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It looks like the flooding that hit the Duluth area in June 2012 might claim one more victim: the small city of Thomson itself.

Residents of Carlton and Thomson are voting Nov. 5 whether to consolidate. A vote in favor by both would mean Thomson would become an official neighborhood of Carlton at the end of 2014. That would reduce the number of Minnesota cities to 853.


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