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Minnesota revoked and is taking possession of car license plates that read "FMUSLMS," according to a news release from the office of Gov. Mark Dayton.

The unindentified owner was also due for some public scolding from Dayton: "I am appalled that this license plate was issued by the State of Minnesota," he said in a statement. "It is offensive, and the person who requested it should be ashamed. That prejudice has no place in Minnesota."

Dayton also asked the Department of Public Safety, which administers car registration, to review its policies to prevent other instances of bigotry from showing up on license plates.


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