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In this May 4, 2012 photo, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton takes questions during a news conference on taxes in St. Paul, Minn. Dayton will unveil his two-year budget proposal Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 and make his pitch for a top-to-bottom overhaul of Minnesota's tax code. If the past is any guide, Dayton will find a political minefield awaits. (AP Photo/Jim Mone,File)

Tax overhaul won't be easy sell for Gov. Dayton

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BY BRIAN BAKST, Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Milky Way candy bars are taxed in Minnesota, but Twix bars — because of their flour content — are not. An Elvis album bought from a record store is automatically taxed, but one downloaded from the Internet isn't. Shoppers pay tax on presidential biographies and tap-dance shoes, but not history class textbooks or wing-tips.

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