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A three-judge panel of Stearns County Judge Elizabeth Hayden, from left left, Pennington County Assistant Chief Judge Kurt Marben and Hennepin County Assistant Chief Judge Denise Reilly listen to opening arguments made by the Franken and Coleman campaigns at the Minnesota Judicial Center in St. Paul on Monday.

Counties to supply ballots in Senate trial

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ST. PAUL - Three judges are handling the U.S. Senate election trial, but county election workers are not done with their part in the prolonged race.


The historic election trial started Monday with claims from Norm Coleman's lawyers that ballots were not treated equally around Minnesota and some were counted when they should not have been.

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