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WORTHINGTON -- Supporters of a constitutional amendment to dedicate all motor vehicle sales tax (MVST) money to Minnesota transportation projects see it as the answer to years of funding frustrations.


In a recent appearance in Worthington, Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty said he "can't imagine anyone opposing" the measure. But the amendment, in its present form, is far from a certainty.

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Doug Wolter
Doug Wolter is the Daily Globe sports editor. He served as sports reporter, then sports editor, news editor and finally managing editor at the Daily Globe for 22 years before leaving for seven years to work as night news editor at the Mankato Free Press in Mankato. Doug now lives in Worthington with his wife, Sandy. They have three children and six grandchildren. Doug, retired after a lengthy career in fast-pitch softball, enjoys reading, strumming his acoustic guitar and hanging around his grandchildren. He self-publishes short stories in his spare time. One of his stories, "The Genuine One," is being distributed by a national publisher.
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