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Jill Biden in Minnesota. Senate passes ‘Voting Rights Act’

First lady Jill Biden will be in the Twin Cities Friday evening for an education speech and a campaign event. The Minnesota Senate has approved an elections policy bill that would guarantee Minnesotans the right to sue if they face discrimination in voting. And Highway 169 between Interstates 94 and 394 will be closed from Friday to Monday morning as crews work on a bridge replacement project, MnDOT says.

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First lady Jill Biden to visit Minnesota on Friday

‘Minnesota Voting Rights Act’ nears governor’s signature after state Senate approval

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