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2 hrs ago | TwinCities

Minnesota GOP cries foul over tax-cut letter naming Dayton

Minnesota Republicans say the state Department of Revenue shouldn't have cited Gov. Mark Dayton's role in enacting recent tax breaks in a letter sent to people who might benefit.

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

4 hrs ago | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Minnesota political parties use anti-bullying law to fire up voters

Minnesota's newly-enacted anti-bullying law is designed to help school kids, but both political parties think it could also help them this election year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Family, Kids, US Governors, Gay/Lesbian

8 hrs ago | KIMT

The medical marijuana movement

In Minnesota, Governor Mark Dayton has said he'll only sign a bill legalizing marijuana in forms that can't be smoked.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Governors, Mason City, IA

12 hrs ago | TwinCities

Minnesota Senate to vote on added job protections for women

It would require many companies with government contracts to certify they pay men and women similarly.

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

16 hrs ago | Business Journal

General Mills CEO: Doubling down on mixed-race commercial was 'right thing' to do

North Central Minority Supplier Diversity Council President and CEO Duane Ramseur interviewed General Mills CEO Ken Powell at the Golden Valley Country Club Tuesday.

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Related Topix: General Mills, Agriculture, Food, US Governors

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WKBT

Differences between Wisconsin, Minnesota economies discussed at UW-L

The plan was to have both Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton speak to the crowd, including ideas for collaboration and differences between the two states.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors

KIMT

Combating sex trafficking

You may not even be aware it's happening, but by bringing awareness of human trafficking, local officials hope students can better protect against these acts of violence.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Albert Lea, MN, US Governors

Star Tribune

Dayton says he lacks authority to impose frac-sand moratorium

Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday he can't personally block the frac sand industry from expanding in southeastern Minnesota, rebuffing a group of mining opponents who delivered a moratorium petition to St. Paul as part of an Earth Day rally at the Capitol.

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

Star Tribune

Minnesota farmers markets can start offering samples

When farmers markets open this spring, you'll be able to scoop up fresh salsa, nibble cubes of cheese or get a sample of kohlrabi slaw after a demonstration on how to make it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, US Governors, Soup, Life, Food, Agriculture, Science

Star Tribune

Medical marijuana allies renew their push at Capitol

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

KAAL-TV Austin

Activists Delivering Silica Sand Petition to Governor Dayton

Activists plan to mark Earth Day by delivering over 6,000 petition signatures to Gov. Mark Dayton calling for a two-year moratorium on silica sand mining in southeastern Minnesota.

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

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Star Tribune

Financie bill fraying Minnesota legislative allegiances, nerves

Scott Hain, utilities manager for Worthington, stood on the edge of Lake Bella, a man-made lake near Worthington that is the site of 7 wells that provide the city's water.

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

Daily Kos

Federal judge rules Minnesota cannot bar purchases of coal-fired electricity from North Dakota

In a 48-page ruling Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Susan Richard Nelson agreed with North Dakota plaintiffs and shot down a part of a 2007 Minnesota law designed to boost renewable energy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Governors

Star Tribune

Nicollet Mall renovation is worthy of state aid

What Minneapolis business leaders concluded nearly 50 years ago holds true today: The preservation of metro vitality must start at the core.

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

Daily Kos

MN-Gov & Sen: Dayton (D) & Franken (D) Stand Up For Healthy Student Lunches

Received this e-mail today from Governor Mark Dayton on behalf of himself and Senator Al Franken : This seems obvious, but a recent report found 46 school districts in Minnesota turn students away from the lunch line if they cannot pay - sometimes even throwing their lunches in the trash.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Dayton, Al Franken, US Governors, Education Etc., Minnesota

District Administration

Give Minnesota's new bullying law a chance to work

The Minnesota Safe and Secure Schools Act has been passed by the Legislature, signed by Gov. Mark Dayton and is now state law.

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

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Minnesota lawmakers fret about law enforcement clout

St. Paul, Minn. - In the wake of their inability to make any headway against law enforcement objections to a medical marijuana bill, some Minnesota legislators are starting to worry that police and prosecutors are spending too much time at the Capitol protecting and serving their own interests.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, St. Paul, MN, Minnesota, Drugs, Marijuana, US Governors

Sun Apr 20, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Our View: Tackle out-of-compliance farm irrigation

Our View: Tackle out-of-compliance farm irrigation on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/04/21/view-tackle-compliance-farm-irrigation/7952841/ Farm fields and irrigation equipment emerge from under the snow along Stearns County Road 2 near Cold Spring last month.

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Related Topix: Stearns County, MN, Cold Spring, MN, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, US Governors, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Star Tribune

Tina Smith hits the campaign trail with a visit to Willmar

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

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Star Tribune

Dayton's recovery from surgery puts campaign load on running mate

With her boss back in St. Paul recuperating from hip surgery, Tina Smith is front and center in Gov. Mark Dayton's re-election effort, retracing the campaign route through coffee shops, cafes and businesses similar to one the governor traveled over the past 35 years building his political name.

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

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