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BROOTEN -- Gov. Mark Dayton's veto of a bill that would have legalized consumer fireworks in Minnesota both "disappointed" and "frustrated" one of the prime advocates for the change.


"It's politics at its best or worse, depending on how you look at it,'' said Garry Hanson, owner of Precocious Pyrotechnics and Glacial Ridge Fireworks in rural Bro-oten.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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