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Bill to speed along rape-kit testing passes, heads to Mark Dayton for signing

In the wake of a years-old report of thousands of untested “rape kits” sitting on the shelves of Minnesota’s sheriff and police departments, a bill that sets a timeframe for testing future kits has sailed through the Legislature with bipartisan support.

“What are we going to do to make sure this doesn’t happen again?” asked the bill’s sponsor in the House, Rep. Marion O’Neill, R-Maple Lake. “Because we don’t have justice.”


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