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Bill could clear the way for license center to return


State Representative Pat Garofalo (R-Farmington) is not at all pleased with the news of Farmington's license center being closed down.

Garofalo introduced a bill Monday to override decisions made by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety's Driver and Vehicle Services division last week. It was the DVS's refusal to allow Farmington's license center to issue drivers licenses and vehicle tabs that forced the license center to close just days after it had opened.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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