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Paula Overby, third-party congressional candidate in Minnesota, dies before election
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Paula Overby, third-party congressional candidate in Minnesota, dies before election

Third-party candidate Paula Overby, who was running in a competitive race for the congressional seat in Minnesota's 2nd District, died Wednesday of heart complications, Overby's son confirmed to WCCO CBS Minnesota. WCCO reporter and anchor Esme Murphy was scheduled to interview Overby on Tuesday, Murphy said in a tweet, and after the Marijuana Legal Now candidate did not show up, Murphy was told Overby had been hospitalized. (credit: Paula Overby) Overby, who was running on the Legal Marijuana Now ticket died just about a month before the midterm elections. The office of Minnesota's secretary of state of will not be postponing the election, and Overby's name will remain on the ballot. The Republican challeng...