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Gun play: A DFL bill the NRA can love

It was a rare sight in politics: A suburban DFL lawmaker stood in front of the Minnesota House chamber surrounded by nearly a dozen Republicans, a sheriff, and close at hand was a spokesman for the National Rifle Association (NRA). They were there to introduce a DFL-sponsored, NRA-backed gun bill.

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Despite legal peril, no movement on MSOP

On Wednesday, legislation dealing with the Minnesota Sex Offender Program was introduced in the House. Rep. Debra Hilstrom, DFL-Brooklyn Park, offered a bill that would require any civilly committed sex offender who is convicted of a felony while at MSOP to serve prison time.

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