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WINONA, Minn. (KTTC) -- Governor Mark Dayton met with state and local officials in Winona on Wednesday to discuss rail safety.

The increasing traffic on area railways transporting Bakken oil was discussed. Anywhere from five to eight trains carrying 110 cars of the crude oil travel through the state.

Local officials asked for more equipment and resources to better fight and contain an explosion or spill in or around the Mississippi River waterways.
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