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Kris Eide, Minnesota’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management director, briefs the state Executive Council regarding the region’s propane crisis. Also pictured is Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman. Forum News Service photo by Don Davis

Propane price gouging latest concern

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ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s attorney general warns of propane price gouging as the Upper Midwest faces a shortage and record-high costs.


Attorney General Lori Swanson told the state Executive Council, which Friday proclaimed a propane emergency situation for 30 days, that people leasing propane tanks may be especially at risk.

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