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Increase in license fees closer for hunters, anglers but not yet law

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ST. PAUL -- Minnesota hunters and anglers could get their wish to pay higher license fees, but some House Republicans must be convinced first.

"I think it is doable," Rep. Denny McNamara said of getting enough votes from fellow representatives, but it will be a tough job.

Supporters of the increase need to help, McNamara said. He called for rank-and-file sportsmen and women to contact their legislators and urge them to support increased fees.

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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.
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