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Sen. Keith Langseth, DFL-Glyndon, on Tuesday watches fellow senators debate his bill funding public works projects across Minnesota. A similar House bills awaits action next week. They are much larger than Gov. Tim Pawlenty wants. Pioneer Photo/Don Davis

Bonding bill flies through Minnesota Senate

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ST. PAUL -- Senators approved 52-14 spending nearly $1 billion on public works projects across the state Tuesday, the first major vote of the 2010 legislative session.


A similar House bill is headed to a Monday vote, and the entire measure could be headed to a gubernatorial veto.

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