This just handed me by Mike Mulcahy, handed to him by someone else:
Tim Anderson has informed me that he is withdrawing from the race for the 5th congressional district seat, leaving one candidate (Alan Fine) seeking Republican endorsement.
Carleton Crawford, Chair
5th Congressional District Republican Committee
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts where he was vice president of programming for Berkshire Broadcasting Company. Previously, he was an editor at the RKO Radio network in New York, and WHDH Radio in Boston. He was the founder of MPR News’ website.