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Mine area perimeter proposed

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Two state Republican lawmakers want to close off a mine site in northern Wisconsin to protesters.

Senators Glenn Grothman and Tom Tiffany introduced a bill to close up to 4,000 acres around the site in the Penokee Hills, where Gogebic Taconite wants to dig.

The senate's mining committee will have a public hearing on the proposal on Wednesday.

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