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Voters in central Minnesota who go to the polls for Tuesday’s primary will have a variety of races to weigh in on, ranging from a rare DFL primary for the 8th Congressional District to three county board races in Crow Wing and Morrison counties.


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Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
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