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38 min ago | St. Cloud Times

Letter: 1 year later, there's more marriage joyLetter: 1 year later,...

Letter: 1 year later, there's more marriage joy Letter: 1 year of state's same-sex marriage law add joy, detracts from no one Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/07/31/letter-year-later-marriage-joy/13442099/ A year ago Friday, the bill Gov. Mark Dayton signed allowing same sex couples the right to marry ... (more)

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2 hrs ago | TwinCities

Friday Opinuendo: 'Blessed are the peacemakers'

An inscription at the Minnesota Peace Officers Memorial near the state Capitol offers words of respect for a grieving family and saddened community: "Blessed are the peacemakers."

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mendota Heights, MN, St. Paul, MN, West St. Paul, MN, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, US Governors, Opinion

10 hrs ago | TwinCities

Minnesota home care union drive can proceed, appeals court says

A federal appeals court lifted a legal obstacle Thursday to a unionization effort affecting thousands of Minnesota home day care operators.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

TwinCities

Minnesota Republican candidates for governor spar at MPR debate

Four Republican candidates for Minnesota governor will go to a primary Aug. 12. They are, clockwise from top left, Scott Honour, Marty Seifert, Kurt Zellers and Jeff Johnson.

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Star Tribune

GOP's Johnson, Independence Party's Nicollet release personal tax information

With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.

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Trenchless Technology

The Toro Co. Celebrates 100th Anniversary

The Toro Co . celebrated its 100th anniversary on July 10, gathering more than 2,000 employees, retirees, channel and business partners, and other valued guests at the company's headquarters in Bloomington, Minn.

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Star Tribune

9 workers sue to block Minnesota home health care union vote

Nine home health care workers have filed a lawsuit to block a vote starting Friday that could organize the state's home care workers under the Service Employees International Union.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Palestine supporters say Gov. Dayton backs Israeli Zionists

"There are not enough children to be killed to be safe," says Karen Redleaf Schraufnagel, a Jew and an organizer for Minnesota Coalition for Palestinian Rights, spoke to the now weekly gathering of support for Palestinian victims of the Israeli bombing of Gaza.

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WDIO

Minimum Wage Increase Set for Friday

Updated: 07/29/2014 6:17 PM Created: 07/29/2014 4:44 PM WDIO.com By: Briggs LeSavage blesavage@wdio.com Minnesotans earning minimum wage will start seeing a raise in their pay checks starting Friday when a new state law takes effect and bumps up pay for thousands of workers statewide.

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TwinCities

Dayton seeks to add Dakota, Ramsey counties to declared disaster list

In response to severe June storms that caused widespread flooding, the state of Minnesota is asking the federal government to add 30 counties and two tribal governments to the eight that have already been declared federal disaster areas.

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Star Tribune

The cash contest: Dayton leads Republicans in cash; Honour leads all in revenue

Facing an August primary, Republicans are spending money quickly but DFL Gov. Mark Dayton hoarding more cash until the GOP sorts out its contest, according to recent campaign finance reports.

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The Miami Herald

Dems have money edge in key Minnesota races

Minnesota Democrats enjoy campaign cash advantages in all races for statewide office as the party seeks to keep its current grip on power.

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St. Cloud Times

Letter: Support call to eliminate coal in stateLetter: Support call...

Letter: Support call to eliminate coal in state Dayton's words would have profound positive impacts across Minnesota Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/07/29/letter-support-call-eliminate-coal-state/13295767/ At the recent Clean Energy Economy Summit, Gov. Mark Dayton expressed the need for details in ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Roseville Review

Cocktail hour is near for the East Side

A room in the old Hamm's brewery complex, once used as a blacksmith shop, will be turned into a cocktail room by 11 Wells Spirits.

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TwinCities

Lawsuit seeks to halt home care worker union vote

A group of home care workers has filed suit in federal court to block implementation of a law authorizing unionization of their ranks.

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Minnesota Lawyer

Thomas Gilligan named to Ramsey bench

St. Paul attorney Thomas A. Gilligan Jr. has been named to the bench by Gov. Mark Dayton.

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City Pages

Gov. Mark Dayton donated $10,000 of his personal wealth to charity last year

Gov. Mark Dayton's 2013 tax return was released last week and shows that he gave $10,000 to charities -- ten times as much as last year.

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City Pages

St. Paul makes its way toward Sunday sales in taprooms

If things go well, and so far it looks like they will, St. Paul will soon join the list of cities that allow local craft breweries to sell their beers on Sundays.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Star Tribune

A needed push for early release of MNsure rates

Consumers buying health insurance on MNsure and the Affordable Care Act's other new online marketplaces had six months to comparison shop and enroll for 2014 coverage.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Political Quarry Blog: Race for auditor a surprise headlinePolitical...

Political Quarry Blog: Race for auditor a surprise headline Matt Entenza is challenging fellow DFLer and incumbent Rebecca Otto.

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