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Influential Twin Cites editor and publisher John Cowles Jr. dies at 82

The Star Tribune reports Cowles lost his battle with lung cancer Saturday night at his home. His family ran newspapers in Minneapolis for more than six decades, including the Star Tribune until 1998. A key player in the Twin Cities, Cowles helped create the first Guthrie theater and was a major advocate for the Metrodome.
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The Star Tribune reports Cowles lost his battle with lung cancer Saturday night at his home. His family ran newspapers in Minneapolis for more than six decades, including the Star Tribune until 1998. A key player in the Twin Cities, Cowles helped create the first Guthrie theater and was a major advocate for the Metrodome.

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