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The University of Minnesota, Morris mascot, Pounce, stands among students and officials during a rally at the state Capitol on "Support the U Day" Thursday, Feb. 7. 2013. (Danielle Killey/Forum News Service)

‘U’ reps push tuition freeze at Capitol

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ST. PAUL – University of Minnesota students and officials pushed state lawmakers Thursday to fund a plan to freeze undergraduates’ tuition.

The tuition hold, which comes at a cost of $42.6 million over the next two years, is one piece of the university’s nearly $1.2 billion request from the state.

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities student Ryan Olson, a Moorhead native, said tuition cost is a key issue for students.

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