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As a part of a legislative delegation, Sen. Dave Senjem, R-Rochester, majority leader of the Minnesota Senate, and Senator Thomas Bakk, DFL-Cook, minority leader of the Minnesota Senate, survey the flood damage on Vermillion Street in Thomson on Wednesday afternoon. Clint Austin | Forum Communications

Lawmakers pave way for state flood relief

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A special session appears to be a matter not of if, but when.

Minnesota state legislative leaders from both parties toured the Duluth and Carlton County area Wednesday to view damage from last week's flood and express support for a special session to pay for flood relief.


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