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Innocent convicts may get state payments

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Most Minnesota representatives agree that the state owes people wrongly convicted for crimes.

The House voted 121-2 Monday to provide up to $100,000 a year to people wrongly imprisoned and up to $50,000 for people put on supervisory release after they were improperly convicted. They also would receive a certificate from the state indicating they should not have been convicted.


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