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19 hrs ago | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

End In Sight For Worthington Water Woes?

For decades Southwestern Minnesota has been trying to tap into the Lewis and Clark Water System, but the federal government's cash flow has slowed to a trickle.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, US Governors

21 hrs ago | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

GOP gubernatorial candidate Kurt Zellers talks job growth opportunities in the Northland

Minnesota State Representative and GOP gubernatorial candidate Kurt Zellers met with business owners in Duluth Thursday to discuss how to bring greater opportunities to the Northland.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Duluth, MN, US Governors

Yesterday | Sys-Con Media

Minnesota Launches Its Largest-Ever Marketing Effort to Boost Tourism

Today at the Minnesota State Capitol, Governor Mark Dayton and Explore Minnesota Tourism Director John Edman launched the state's all-new travel marketing campaign, designed to encourage travelers to choose Minnesota as their next vacation destination.

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Yesterday | TwinCities

Minnesota: Persevere, Teach for America, persevere: Pioneer Press editorial

We've followed the Minnesota ups and downs of Teach for America, the nonprofit that recruits best-and-brightest college graduates to serve in classrooms where needs are greatest.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Brooklyn Park, MN, US Governors, Opinion

Yesterday | Star Tribune

Counterpoint: No sprinklers - they're costly and unneeded

Minnesota families should be comforted by the fact that a new single-family home in Minnesota is a national model for fire protection.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota Government, US Governors, Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Your Turn: Act for seniors, caregiversYour Turn: Act for seniors,...

Your Turn: Act for seniors, caregivers on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/04/16/turn-act-seniors-caregivers/7805027/ Your Turn authors Gayle Kvenvold and Patti Cullen say the governor and Legislature must do more to meet the increased demand the state's aging population is putting on services for the elderly.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Minnesota, Democrat, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Minnesota Government, US Governors, Long Term Care, Health, Opinion

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Minn. minimum wage increase raises concerns for WI border areas

Snow continues across northern Wisconsin. More precipitation will move in for late this afternoon into this evening.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Weather, US Governors, Pepin, WI, Pepin County, WI

Hot Air

Minnesota to outsource ObamaCare exchange management to private sector

Even for Mark Dayton, this is a remarkable retreat . Last week Dayton refused to have one of his aides testify to a legislative panel investigating the MNSure debacle and exactly when the governor and his team knew of the massive problems in the state's ObamaCare exchange.

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Sydney Star Observer

Minnesota leads the way on anti LGBTI bullying, Australia lags behind

THE Governor of the US state of Minnesota recently signed into law an anti-bullying bill that specifically included provisions for LGBTI students across the public and private school systems.

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Sunherald.com

Millions pumping through Minn. campaign stream

Candidates, political parties and independent groups gave a rundown Tuesday of their fundraising and spending for the first few months of the year.

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St. Cloud Times

Franken has $5.9 million in campaign fundsFranken has $5.9 million in ...

Franken has $5.9 million in campaign funds on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/04/15/franken-million-campaign-funds/7730219/ U.S. Sen. Al Franken raised $2.7 million during the first quarter of 2014 and now has $5.9 million banked for his re-election bid.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Rick Nolan, US House of Representatives, Collin Peterson, US Governors, Mark Dayton

Tue Apr 15, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Annandale watches as lawmakers mull broadband funds

Annandale watches as lawmakers mull broadband funds on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/political-quarry/2014/04/15/annandale-mulls-broadband/7757825/ A Central Minnesota community will watch closely in coming weeks as state legislators decide whether to fund broadband Internet expansion in rural areas.

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KIMT

Locals react to minimum wage hike

KIMT NEWS 3 - A piece of history was made in Minnesota on Monday as Governor Dayton signed the bill that will increase the minimum wage for over 300,000 people.

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Star Tribune

On tax filing deadline, Dayton touts benefits of cuts

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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City Pages

Poll: Minnesotans remain split on same-sex marriage one year later

It's been seven months since Margaret Miles and Cathy ten Broeke said, "I do, " becoming the first same-sex married couple in Minnesota.

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TwinCities

Gov. Dayton signs minimum wage bill into law

Joined by legislators, advocates and residents from across Minnesota, Gov. Mark Dayton signs the minimum wage bill into law Monday at the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda in St. Paul.

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Star Tribune

Reform on sex offenders stalls in Minnesota Legislature

The pressure to overhaul a state sex offender treatment program that has been called "clearly broken" by a federal judge is mounting daily, but the Legislature may not act in time to prevent court intervention.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Local business reacts to Gov. Dayton's signing of minimum wage bill

Governor Dayton signed a minimum wage increase into law Monday...meaning Minnesota's lowest wage workers could see a pay bump as soon as August.

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Nanaimo Daily News

Minnesota joins states boosting minimum wage; rate to reach $9.50 hour by 2016

Governor Mark Dayton signes the minimum wage bill into law at a public bill signing ceremony Monday, April 14, 2014 at the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda in St. Paul.

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CBS Local

Seeking Re-Election, Dayton Has $733K At The Ready

Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton's re-election campaign is off to a measured fundraising pace for the year, taking in about $189,000 from January through March.

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