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U.S. Sen. Al Franken talks about the importance of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics curricula in this February 2013 file photo. In a letter to U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, Franken and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., urged the Department of Energy to take steps to combat gasoline-price increases, specifically, preventing the simultaneous maintenance shutdowns of several regional refineries. (2013 file, Clint Austin / News Tribune)

Franken still frustrated with gas prices


U.S. Sens. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today pressed the nation’s top energy official to act quickly to address recent spikes in gasoline prices in Minnesota and across the country.


In a letter to U.S.

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