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57 min ago | St. Cloud Times

Letter: Minnesota needs Voter IDLetter: Minnesota needs Voter IDChat...

Letter: Minnesota needs Voter ID Chat with primary judge highlights potential fraud of state's system Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/08/20/letter-minnesota-needs-voter/14368531/ It would be interesting to have an honest analysis of the flaws in the voting system that we have in Minnesota.

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5 hrs ago | TwinCities

Minnesota home-care worker union vote can proceed, judge rules

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that an election to create a union for certain home care workers in Minnesota can move forward, despite efforts in court to block the vote.

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9 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

Judge dismisses ex-SCSU employee's lawsuit

Judge dismisses ex-SCSU employee's lawsuit Mahmoud Saffari had sued the university and President Earl H. Potter III.

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10 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

MN retains top spot in ACT college entrance exam

The state's high school seniors scored 22.9 out of a possible 36 on the ACT, ranking Minnesota first among 27 states in which at least half of graduates took the exam.

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14 hrs ago | City Pages

MPD apologizes for helicopters; military training features unlit choppers

You might not have seen helicopters buzzing around the Twin Cities around 11 p.m. last night, but if you live near downtown Minneapolis, you almost certainly heard them.

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15 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Antibacterial soap exposes health workers to high triclosan levels

Handwashing with antibacterial soap exposes hospital workers to significant and potentially unsafe levels of triclosan, a widely-used chemical currently under review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, according to a study led by researchers from UC San Francisco.

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19 hrs ago | KSTP

Business Booms after Stillwater Cafe' adds Minimum Wage Surcharge

The owner of Stillwater's River Oasis Cafe' imposed a surcharge on all customer tabs Aug. 1, and he was caught up in a spirited debate that spread across the country.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

GOP Candidates Trailing in Latest Governor, Senate Polls

We're still more than two months out from November's election and tonight we're getting a better look at where things stand with two of Minnesota's biggest races.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Dayton to take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Dayton spokesman Matt Swenson said Tuesday the governor accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after being egged on by Minnesota Twins owner Jim Pohlad.

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Star Tribune

Thousands of state legislators from around U.S. in Minneapolis

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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WXOW-TV La Crosse

Gov. Dayton to hold rail safety meeting Tuesday in Red Wing

Gov. Mark Dayton continues his statewide push for increased rail safety with a stop Tuesday in Red Wing.

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Examiner.com

Alliance for a Better Minnesota's fiction

This ad by the Alliance for a Better Minnesota paints a picture of a fictional Minnesota where thousands of new jobs are being created and the wealthiest 2% are finally paying their fair share.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Washington Examiner

In Minnesota, being your own boss doesn't mean you won't be unionized

Child care provider Jennifer Parrish was preparing a meal one afternoon eight years ago for the six kids she was minding when a man she didn't know strode through the door.

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St. Cloud Times

Morrison County seeks disaster aidMorrison County seeks disaster...

Morrison County seeks disaster aid Spring flooding caused more than $300,000 in damage to area roads Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/08/18/morrison-county-seeks-disaster-aid/14244075/ The Morrison County board of commissioners has requested Gov. Mark Dayton to petition President Barack Obama to ... (more)

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New Mobility

Minnesota Boosts Employment of PWD

Due to recent criticism from disability advocates about the low numbers of state employees with disabilities, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has mandated that all state agencies must employ a minimum 7 percent of people with disabilities by 2018.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

Governor Dayton Weighs In on Destination Medical Center

Over a 20-year period, some of the goals include bringing $5 billion in private investments to Rochester, creating as many as 45,000 new jobs and generating around $8 billion in net tax revenue over the next 35 years.

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CBS Local

Talking Points: 6th District Congressional Candidate Tom Emmer

She is one of the nation's most controversial members of Congress and in just a few months Rep. Michele Bachmann will be leaving office.

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Star Tribune

At India Fest, thousands take in culture without passport

One indication of Minnesota's growing Indian-American community is the ever-expanding annual celebration of India's Independence Day.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, Asian-American, US Senate, Democrat, Indian-American, US Governors, Eden Prairie, MN

Sat Aug 16, 2014

TwinCities

Minnesota: Getting acquainted with Jeff Johnson, Mark Dayton's challenger

The Republican challenger for Minnesota governor brings an approach honed as a "distinct minority" in public office.

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Star Tribune

Public policy in Minnesota: It's a "we" thing

Governor Mark Dayton signed the minimum wage bill into law at a public bill signing ceremony Monday the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda.

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