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Open Forum: Let’s end ethanol subsidies


A group of pro-ethanol Senators like Grassley of Iowa and Minnesota’s Klobuchar and Franklin is trying to forestall a total end to ethanol subsidies with a gradual approach. I suggest sooner is better than later to end the $6 billion ethanol subsidy.

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Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.
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