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Hunting, fishing fees and Vikings talk begins legislative week


ST. PAUL -- What could be the last week of the 2012 Minnesota legislative session began this morning with 75 people rallying for a modest hunting and license fee increase and 50 others urging lawmakers to approve a Vikings stadium.

There was no immediate indication when any action may happen on a stadium, but senators were due to discuss hunting and fishing fees increase plans this afternoon.

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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.