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Paul Douglas: 'A message from a Republican meteorologist on climate change'

The Minnesota weatherman says he's a staunch Republican, a conservative and a Christian -- with a message some of his Republican friends don't want to hear: "Climate change is real."
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The Minnesota weatherman says he's a staunch Republican, a conservative and a Christian -- with a message some of his Republican friends don't want to hear: "Climate change is real."

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