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U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, center, DFL-7th District., addressed a standing-room-only crowd Friday during a town hall meeting on health care reform in Willmar, Minn. Former U.S. Sen. Dave Durenberger, right, R-Minn., was one of the speakers addressing the meeting attended by more than 300 people. West Central Tribune Photo/Rand Middleton

Crowd packs town hall meeting to discuss health care reform

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WILLMAR, Minn. -- Mary Buckentine drove almost two hours Friday from her home in Plato to ask U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson a question: If one of the goals of health care reform is to lower the cost of health care, how can this be done without rationing or limiting care?


"How can government promise to do more with less?" Buckentine wanted to know.

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