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Three candidates running for an open House District 11B seat and two vying for the District 11 Senate post tackled topics like taxes, the budget, local government aid (LGA) and economic development Wednesday night.


They also responded to a couple of curveball questions - how their views differed from their political parties and if they've ever resisted peer pressure to stand up for what's right.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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