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Both candidates caricatured in state's most expensive legislative race

Independent groups are funneling money into a Senate race in the Edina area that's shaping up as Minnesota's most expensive legislative contest. Supporters of Republican Keith Downey and DFLer Melisa Franzen say each has been unfairly maligned by attacks in television ads and mailings. The district also includes parts of Bloomington, Eden Prairie, and Minnetonka.
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Independent groups are funneling money into a Senate race in the Edina area that's shaping up as Minnesota's most expensive legislative contest. Supporters of Republican Keith Downey and DFLer Melisa Franzen say each has been unfairly maligned by attacks in television ads and mailings. The district also includes parts of Bloomington, Eden Prairie, and Minnetonka.

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