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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Whether to raise fees for hunting and fishing licenses is on the agenda of a Minnesota Senate committee Tuesday.

The Department of Natural Resources is asking lawmakers to raise fees that haven't changed since 2001. DNR officials say the agency's Game and Fish Fund, is projected to go into the red in mid-2013. They say that would require deep cuts to fisheries, wildlife and enforcement programs.

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