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Sen. Mary Olson, DFL-Bemidji, listens late last month to debate over Senate Democrats' bill funding health and human services programs. Gov. Tim Pawlenty on Friday line-item vetoed her measure for grant funds to lake associations through the Star Lake program. Pioneer Photo/Scott Wente

Gov. Pawlenty vetoes Star Lakes funding

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Gov. Tim Pawlenty's lone line-item veto of Outdoors Legacy Act funding was Sen. Mary Olson's Star Lakes grant program.

"I'm very disappointed," Olson, DFL-Bemidji, said Saturday. "I'm disappointed personally just because this was something I've spent a lot of time working on, but I'm most disappointed for all the lake association members."


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