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ST. PAUL - Two E's -- energy and education -- are key to keeping rural Minnesota vibrant, Al Franken said.

The Democratic U.S. Senate candidate said Wednesday that investing in alternative energy projects and addressing challenges facing schools will help keep young people and families from fleeing rural areas.


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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.