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ST. PAUL - Minnesota legislators may be about to expand a war.

And for battles they can't wage themselves, they may seek aid from Washington.


The House Game, Fish and Forestry Division Monday approved a resolution asking Congress to authorize war on viral hemorrhagic septicemia, a disease that apparently does not hurt humans but kills fish. It can be transported via ships that ply Lake Superior's waters.

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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.