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U.S. Senator Norm Coleman signs a hat for June Haas of rural Detroit Lakes during his appearance at Zorbaz Tuesday morning. Coleman talked to a gathering of supporters for about 45 minutes.

Campaign stop draws both fans, detractors

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When U.S. Senator Norm Coleman walked in at Zorbaz Restaurant in Detroit Lakes Tuesday morning for a brief campaign stop, he was greeted by warm applause.


A group of more than 50 GOP faithful from the lakes area was on hand to show their support for Coleman, who is embroiled in a hotly-contested race with Democratic challenger Al Franken and Independence Party candidate Dean Barkley to represent Minnesota in the U.S. Senate for the next six years.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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