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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

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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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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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Related Topix: Annandale, MN, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Internet Service Providers, US Governors

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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ABC News

Minnesota Joins States Raising Minimum Wage

Tens of thousands of Minnesota workers have big raises coming their way, courtesy of a new minimum wage law that Gov. Mark Dayton signed Monday, which will take the state from one of the nation's lowest rates to among the highest.

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NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Gov. Mark Dayton signs $9.50 minimum wage hike into law

Minnesota's low wage workers will see a pay bump as soon as this August after the Governor signed a minimum wage increase into law Monday.

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KSFY

Closing arguments planned for this afternoon in McVay sentencing trial

The jury is getting instructions this morning, and after closing arguments, they'll begin deliberations.

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City Pages

Another survey says Minnesotans want medical marijuana

A bill that would legalize marijuana for medical use has been debated and tweaked since it was first introduced late last spring.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

CBS Local

Talking Points: What's Next For Michele Bachmann?

This weekend Republicans in Minnesota's 6th Congressional District nominated Tom Emmer to succeed Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, who is retiring.

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CBS Local

Gov. Dayton Prepared To Sign Minimum Wage Bill

Gov. Mark Dayton plans to sign the minimum wage bill into law on Monday, bringing one of the country's lowest rates to one of the highest in the nation.

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TwinCities

Minnesota Legislature: Avoid sneaky surprises this year: Pioneer Press editorial

State lawmakers should return from their Easter/Passover recess next week focused on an up-front end to the session -- and on avoiding a repeat of the unpleasant last-minute surprises and secret dealmaking that took place during the 2013 session's closing hours.

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TwinCities

Joe Soucheray: New anti-bullying bill seems more like an anti-hurt feelings bill

Having read the anti-bullying bill now signed into law, I still don't know what bullying is.

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