ST. ANTHONY, Minn. (AP/WCCO) – The federal government announced its plans to sue the city of St. Anthony for rejecting a proposed Islamic center a couple of years ago.

U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger formally announced the civil rights lawsuit at a news conference Wednesday afternoon.

The announcement follows a recent notice of intent to sue sent by the U.S. Department of Justice alleging religious discrimination.

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