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Tom Emmer, center, meets Tuesday with the public at FarmFest in Morgan. Tribune photo by Don Davis

Emmer says he'd give ag dept. more power if he's elected gov.


MORGAN -- Republican Tom Emmer says he will move all parts of state government that regulate farming into the Agriculture Department.

The governor candidate used a FarmFest au-dience to make one of the first concrete an-nouncements of his campaign.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.