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Steve Sviggum tells the University of Minnesota Board of regents on Thursday that he would resign from the body. He was accused of being in a conflict of interest between the board and his job with the state Senate Republican caucus. (Danielle Nordine/Forum Communications Co.)

UPDATE: Sviggum resigns as university regent over conflict allegations

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MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- A tearful Steve Sviggum resigned from the University of Minnesota's governing board Thursday, denying to the end that his job for state Senate Republicans creates a conflict of interest.

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