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Nevis mayor Dave McCurnin's "Daddy" will be among the contenders rounding the racetrack Sunday, July 5. Post time is 4:05 in Muskie Park.

Nevis pig race will decide Coleman/Franken Senate race

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BEMIDJI - Minnesota's long-running U.S. Senate will be decided July 5 in Nevis.

Republican Norm Coleman and Democrat Al Franken will see their battle decided by surrogates -- pigs -- in a race to the finish.


The "pork barrel race" to end the Coleman/Franken election is part of Nevis' Fourth of July festivities that includes the inaugural Nevis Pig Races, says Dave McCurnin of the Nevis Chamber & Commerce Association.

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