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Former Sen. Rod Grams, Minnesota Republican, speaks with a reporter before a meeting with citizens at Freddies Family Restaurant in Mora, Minn., in 2006. Mr. Grams, a former Twin Cities news anchorman who went on to serve one Senate term, died on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at age 65. He had been diagnosed with cancer in April 2012. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
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Former Sen. Rod Grams, Minnesota Republican, speaks with a reporter before a meeting with citizens at Freddies Family Restaurant in Mora, Minn., in 2006. Mr. Grams, a former Twin Cities news anchorman who went on to serve one Senate term, died on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at age 65. He had been diagnosed with cancer in April 2012. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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