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Legacy money funding projects, stirring controversy

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ST. PAUL -- Most observers say they are happy with how money from a sales tax increase is being spent on outdoors and arts projects.

But there are some who see things differently.

The Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council last month presented a Senate finance committee with its latest plans for providing nearly $60 million in grants for wetlands, prairies, forests and habitat in 82 of the state's 87 counties.

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