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Senator Doug Magnus (R) District 22

Magnus proposes state-owned casino in Minneapolis

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ST. PAUL -- Sen. Doug Magnus, R-Slayton, will introduce a bill on the Senate floor this morning proposing to renovate a downtown Minneapolis block into a state-owned casino complete with upscale restaurants and roof-top venues. Known as Block E, the property is located along Seventh Street South and Hennepin Avenue, across from Target Center and just down the street from Target Field.


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Julie Buntjer
Julie Buntjer joined the Daily Globe newsroom in December 2003, after working more than nine years for weekly newspapers. A native of Worthington and graduate of Worthington High School, then-Worthington Community College and South Dakota State University, she has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism. At the Daily Globe, Julie covers the agricultural beat, as well as Nobles County government, watersheds, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys needlework (cross-stitch and hardanger embroidery), reading, travel, fishing and spending time with family. Find more of her stories of farm life, family and various other tidbits at
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