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U of M rejects 'war on Christmas' charge

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

If you drive past the University of Minnesota's main entrance you'd never guess that the state's flagship institution of higher learning is supposed to be at war with Christmas.

The pillars are wrapped in red ribbons, and the iron fences are dressed in wreaths and pinecones and other holiday decorations.

Matt Kramer, the U's vice president for university relations and government affairs, stood in front of that entrance Wednesday looking to tamp down a controversy about a policy that doesn't exist.

Read the Kare 11 story.


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