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Rep. Senate primary canditate Jim Abeler, right pictured with former state Rep. Bob Westfall, hopes his campaign ambulance will help communicate his experience in health care. DL NEWSPAPERS/Nathan Bowe

Abeler v. McFadden: ‘I actually know something’

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Jim Abeler brought his campaign ambulance to Detroit Lakes Monday, emphasizing his expertise in health care and issues involving people with disabilities.


The 16-year veteran of the Minnesota Legislature hopes to be the giant-slayer on Tuesday, taking out endorsed candidate Mike McFadden in the Republican primary, then moving on to take on Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken in November.

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