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Gov.-Elect Dayton To Drop Puck As UMD Opens Arena

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(credit: Mark Dayton for a Better Minnesota)

(credit: Mark Dayton for a Better Minnesota)

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DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Gov.-elect Mark Dayton will drop the first puck at next week’s grand opening of AMSOIL Arena at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

The inaugural game will be played Thursday at 7 p.m.

Joining Dayton will be Duluth Mayor Don Ness and university Chancellor Lynn Black.

Minnesota-Duluth will be facing the University of North Dakota. The stadium, which holds about 6,700 people, is sold out.

(© Copyright 2010 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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