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About 50 media outlets in Minnesota will receive some of the $140-million dollars the U.S. Census Bureau is spending on advertising for the decennial count. The Bureau posted the outlets they've contracted with on its website yesterday. The "ad buys" include about a dozen Minnesota radio stations, and about three dozen newspapers across the state. Steve Wetzler is president of TCB Marketing, which handles advertising for many ethnic media outlets in the Twin Cities. He says papers that service the state's largest ethnic groups -- African and African American, Hispanic, Native American and Asian -- will get ads. But he says census officials also left some gaping holes.

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