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GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: A full house on hand for hearing on frac-sand mining regulations

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A State Capitol hearing room was not big enough for the dozens of people who had their say on a proposed state takeover of frac-sand mining regulations. Two overflow rooms were opened, as the Senate's mining committee heard hours of emotional testimony yesterday on a bill from its chairman, Hazelhurst Republican Tom Tiffany.


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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