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How new sales tax money will be spent

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ST. PAUL - Money appropriated, along with examples of how it will be spent, for the next two years from a higher sales tax voters approved last November:

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Outdoors heritage, $159 million

($71 million not spent)

-- Preserve northern Minnesota forest by buying rights to prevent development, $36 million

-- Protect and restore wetlands, $21 million

-- Protect grassland and prairie areas, $14 million

-- Improve game and wildlife habitat, $14 million

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