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Mining bill passes state Senate; Democrat accuses GOP of helping some businesses, slighting others; more state briefs

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A proposed iron ore mine in far northern Wisconsin has cleared its most difficult political hurdle.

Wisconsin senators voted 17 to 16 last night in favor of sweeping changes in the state's mining regulations. They'll go to the state Assembly next week where a 20-vote Republican majority will appear to give easy approval.

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