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Franken rejects MPR debate
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ST. PAUL — U.S. Sen. Al Franken's re-election campaign says he will not take part in a traditional Minnesota State Fair debate.

Minnesota Public radio has hosted the fair debate for 20 years.

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MPR reported that a Franken spokeswoman did not give a reason for rejecting the debate invitation.

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