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Some Minnesota towns curb political takeovers of parades

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AFTON, Minn. (AP) — Politicians and parades go hand in hand come election year, as aspiring candidates try to reach large numbers of voters while those same voters seek to avoid getting too bored by ever larger political floats between the fire trucks, beauty queens and candy tossing.


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