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Public input hearings on Minnesota's new political boundaries to begin

The first of eight public hearings will be held Tuesday night in Bloomington. The meetings are one of the steps towards redrawing congressional and legislative district lines.
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The first of eight public hearings will be held Tuesday night in Bloomington. The meetings are one of the steps towards redrawing congressional and legislative district lines.

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