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Bill to buy ruby slippers from "The Wizard of Oz" introduced Friday

May 21, 2023 05:39AM ● By Content Editor
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From the WCCO News Staff via CBS Minnesota News - May 19, 2032

Minnesota legislators have introduced a bill to allocate money to the Minnesota Historical Society to purchase the iconic ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in "The Wizard of Oz."

The slippers - one of four known pairs to exist - were stolen from the Judy Garland Museum in Grand Rapids in 2005. The alarm system didn't go off and no fingerprints were left behind - just a single red sequin. They were recovered by the FBI during a sting operation in Minneapolis 13 years later. 

To read the full story, visit the CBS Minnesota News site here. 

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