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Hibbing teacher joins race for governor

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Rob Farnsworth, a 35-year-old special education teacher from Hibbing, announced Wednesday that he will seek office as Minnesota’s next governor. He said he intends to seek the GOP endorsement.


This will be Farnsworth’s second run for political office. In 2010, he also sought his party’s endorsement to run against Congressman Jim Oberstar, but Farnsworth stepped aside when Chip Cravaack received the Republican nod instead.

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