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Minnesota House members and staff listen to Friday's second opening prayer. The regular House chaplain delivered that prayer after the first one by a controversial conservative upset many lawmakers. Forum Communications Photo/Don Davis

UPDATED: Speaker apologizes after opening prayer riles House

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ST. PAUL -- The final Friday of the 2011 Minnesota Legislature opened with a prayer that upset many House members by a Minneapolis man critics call anti-gay.

The prayer was delivered as chants from both sides of the gay marriage issue filtered into the House chamber.

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