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Sen. Franken to visit Willmar, Minn., to discuss rural health care workforce issues

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WILLMAR -- Sen. Al Franken will visit Willmar on Tuesday to tour Rice Memorial Hospital and talk to area health care officials and employees about the workforce challenges facing rural health care.

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The visit will include a tour of the Rice Regional Dental Clinic, a joint program of Rice Hospital and the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry that provides hands-on rural training opportunities for future dentists and dental hygienists.

Franken serves on the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.

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