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David Carlson doesn't mind bucking the system.

After serving four years as a Marine Corps infantryman, the Woodbury resident said he got his fill of falling in line.


"That's the end of that," the 30-year-old said.

Carlson said it's that spirit that has energized his campaign to defeat state Rep. Kurt Bills, R-Rosemount. He, Bills and Bob Carney Jr. face off on Tuesday, Aug. 14, in a Republican primary to challenge U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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