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10 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

Key moments give fuel to Minnesota campaign themesKey moments give...

Key moments give fuel to Minnesota campaign themes Upcoming events on the calendar could help energize campaigns for governor and Legislature Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/09/01/key-moments-give-fuel-minnesota-campaign-themes/14937395/ Several upcoming events on the calendar could help energize ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Education Etc., Tax, Mark Dayton, US Governors, Minneapolis, MN

18 hrs ago | Swing State Project

Daily Kos Elections Power Rankings: The states

Hopefully, everyone in the Daily Kos/DK Elections community is in the midst of a restful and festive Labor Day holiday.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Nathan Deal, US Politics, John Barrow, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Senator Al Franken

18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Why one school system is dropping Teach For America

The school board in Durham, N.C., has voted 6-1 to end its relationship with Teach For America after the 2015-16 school year, when all of the 12 TFA teachers hired in the past few years will have completed the two years of service they promise to make when joining the organization.

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

Yesterday | St. Cloud Times

Letter: Elected officials lack religion to help ruleLetter: Elected...

Letter: Elected officials lack religion to help rule We have become a nation of evil people, and we have only ourselves to blame.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Mark Dayton, US Governors, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Al Franken, Amy Klobuchar, Opinion

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Star Tribune

Gubernatorial candidates on schools: Dayton vows more funds, Johnson wants more local control

Gov. Mark Dayton and his Republican opponent, Jeff Johnson, both hold education at the core of why they went into politics.

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

Star Tribune

Employers who look beyond disabilities find dedicated workers

Kyle Anderson, left, is a military veteran who was wounded in Iraq when shrapnel went into his skull, and spent years recovering at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Inver Grove Heights, MN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Star Tribune

Will Michelle MacDonald's GOP drama be a boon to her campaign?

It was an eventful two weeks in the saga surrounding the Minnesota Republican Party's continued attempts to distance itself from Supreme Court candidate Michelle MacDonald, despite the endorsement she heartily received at the party's state convention in May. Of course that was before revelations that MacDonald, an attorney who has declared her goal ... (more)

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

TwinCities

Mark Dayton to visit Moorhead to talk flood diversion project

Minnesota's governor will be in town next week to talk with local leaders about the contentious $1.8 billion flood diversion project.

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Related Topix: Moorhead, MN, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, US Governors, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Minnesota, Flood

Star Tribune

All-day kindergarten, tax refund checks, health plan rates could influence Minnesota campaigns

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Several upcoming events on the calendar could help energize campaigns for Minnesota governor and legislative offices, driving the messages voters will hear from candidates and their allies over the next two months.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tax, St. Paul, MN, Education Etc., Mark Dayton, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Fillmore County Journal

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For the ninth year in a row, Minnesota high school seniors were top in the nation on the ACT.

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

KSTP

Minnesota State Fair Enters Final Weekend

It's the final weekend to check out the Minnesota State Fair! Friday is Day 9, meaning there are only a few days left to enjoy your favorite fair foods and exhibits.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Dayton, US Governors, University of Minnesota, Agriculture, Science

Star Tribune

Audubon has made a difference

Jim Williams has been watching birds and writing about their antics since before "Gilligan's Island" went into reruns.

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Star Tribune

Wellstone Action, Klobuchar vet to advise Alliance for a Better Minnesota

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, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar

Medical News

Minn. home health care workers vote to unionize

The Service Employees International Union will represent about 27,000 home health care workers -- many of whom care for relatives -- who are paid through Medicaid.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Mark Dayton, US Governors, Health

Wed Aug 27, 2014

SurveyUSA

In MN, Franken Approval Soars, But He Still Faces Tough Re-Elect...

In MN, Franken Approval Soars, But He Still Faces Tough Re-Elect Opposition from Republican Mike McFadden; For Gov, Incumbent Dayton Has Hands Full with Republican Challenger Johnson; Opposition to MNSure Grows In Minnesota, incumbent DFL candidates lead today by 9 points each in contests for Governor and US Senate, according to the latest KSTP-TV ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, 9, Mark Dayton, US Governors

Star Tribune

Dayton wants more answers from railroads on ag shipping problems

A study that shows Minnesota grain farmers lost $109 million in revenue from March through May proves that the state's major rail carriers are not sufficiently addressing agricultural shipping problems, Gov. Mark Dayton has told federal transportation officials.

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

KSTP

2014 Minnesota State Fair Hits Halfway Mark

It's been beautiful, fall-like weather the past few days, and fairgoers seem to appreciate it.

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

Star Tribune

Survey USA poll shows Dayton, Franken leading GOP challengers

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, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Dayton, US Governors, Hennepin County, MN

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Star Tribune

In historic vote, Minnesota home health care workers unionize

Many home care workers in the state, including Sumer Spika welcomed the voting victory and the right to unionize.

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

TwinCities

Minnesota: Beware of veiled spending increases, MnSCU: Pioneer Press editorials

New labor agreements are among milestones for MnSCU, the state's largest education system, as it prepares for a new school year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Minnesota, Democrat, Minnetonka, MN, Opinion

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