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2 hrs ago | Valley News Live

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Twenty-four counties and two tribal governments have been added to the federal disaster declaration secured by Governor Dayton on July 21, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management .

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Related Topix: Minnesota, US Governors, FEMA, US News

5 hrs ago | TwinCities

Mark Dayton creates panel to boost UMN Medical School

Dayton signed an executive order creating a blue-ribbon committee to advise him and state lawmakers on strategies and investments to help the medical school become a national leader in medical training, research and innovation.

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7 hrs ago | Fillmore County Journal

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By Ken Martin, chairman, Minnesota DFL People earning a minimum wage are people we depend on to care of our children and our elderly and disabled family members, yet they do not make enough money to care for their own families.

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

11 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Self-funded campaigns a gamble

In Minnesota's Eighth Congressional District, Republican Stewart Mills III is hoping to buck a trend that breaks against the well-heeled: Self-funded congressional candidates lose far more often than they win.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Rick Nolan, Democrat, Mark Dayton, US Senate, Minnesota, US Governors

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Star Tribune

Journalism, tax returns, and transparency

A lifelong resident of Minnesota, Michael Brodkorb is an experienced communications, social media, public affairs & research consultant and is an observer of all things political.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Publishing, Media, Star Tribune, US Governors

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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Related Topix: US Governors, Gay/Lesbian, Opinion

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

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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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Governors

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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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Hennepin County, MN, Orono, MN

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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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Minnesota, Democrat, Minnesota Government, US Governors, Gary Johnson, Republican

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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Related Topix: Toro, Household Products, Bloomington, MN, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors

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

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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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Governors, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnetonka, MN

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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Related Topix: Minnesota, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, US Governors, Democrat, Small Business, Personal Finance

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

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