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Rep. John Kriesel, R-Cottage Grove, saw his bill to expand the state's fireworks law pass the Minnesota House Monday 77-50. Newly legal fireworks would include bottle rockets and other aerial displays. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau

House approves Kriesel's fireworks expansion bill

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ST. PAUL -- The House joined the Senate Monday in wanting to allow more powerful fireworks in Minnesota.

However, unless the Senate accepts House changes, negotiators need to work out differences.

Newly legal fireworks would include bottle rockets and other aerial displays.

One of the changes Rep. John Kriesel, R-Cottage Grove, made in his bill was to limit sale of the more powerful fireworks to June 1 to July 7.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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