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U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, DFL-8th District, receives thanks from colleagues after holding his last hearing Thursday as chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Oberstar, afrter serving 36 years, was defeated in the Nov. 2 election. U.S. House Photo/ John Schadl

Oberstar to find new role with Humphrey Institute

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DULUTH -- Outgoing U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar has agreed to play some role with the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute.

Lee Munnich, director of the Humphrey Institute's State and Local Policy Program, confirmed Thursday that they are exploring options with Oberstar including some role as a visiting scholar, lecturer or author.


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