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Legislature spares Bemidji, other libraries from legacy cuts

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BEMIDJI — Minnesota’s 12 regional library systems will avoid previously proposed cuts to its legacy funds.

The state Legislature adjourned Monday, approving $3 million for library systems to fund programs and events. That money came out of the legacy bill, which is funded by a voter-approved sales tax increase from 2008.


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John Hageman
John Hageman covers local business and Grand Forks' legislative delegation. Get more business news at 
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