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2 hrs ago | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

Energy Boom Brings New Focus on Rail, Pipeline Safety

The sharp increase in U.S. oil production and its promise of energy independence is coming with a disastrous byproduct: spills that threaten lives, communities and the environment.

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Related Topix: US Energy Systems, Energy, Virginia, Virginia Government, California, California Government, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Minnesota, Democrat, Minnesota Government

4 hrs ago | 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, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Dayton, US Governors

9 hrs ago | 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, US News, US Senate, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Democrat, Mark Dayton, US Governors

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Journal

Housley: Honour is best to beat Dayton

Karin Housley figured she had more than enough to do this year. Running for another public office didn't look like it would fit in.

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Related Topix: New Ulm, MN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Marine on St. Croix, MN, Stillwater, MN, Mark Dayton, US Governors

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, Mark Dayton, US Governors, US Politics, 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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Related Topix: Dayton, MN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Mark Dayton, US Governors, Red Lake, MN, Freeborn, MN

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

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

St. Cloud Times

6th District primary: Emmer leans on lessons learned6th District...

Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/politics/2014/07/28/th-district-primary-emmer-leans-lessons-learned/13304445/ It was true when Emmer played hockey in college, pressed his case as a trial attorney or took on fellow lawmakers in the Minnesota House.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Anoka County, MN, Dayton, MN, Edina, MN, Independence, MN

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

Star Tribune

With a little help from their friends, Minnesota races litter the airwaves

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, Minnesota, Democrat, Minnesota Government

City Pages

Gov. Mark Dayton donated $10,000 of his personal wealth to charity last year

Gov. Mark Dayton's 2013 tax return was released last week and shows that he gave $10,000 to charities -- ten times as much as last year.

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Star Tribune

A needed push for early release of MNsure rates

Consumers buying health insurance on MNsure and the Affordable Care Act's other new online marketplaces had six months to comparison shop and enroll for 2014 coverage.

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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Political Quarry Blog: Race for auditor a surprise headlinePolitical...

Political Quarry Blog: Race for auditor a surprise headline Matt Entenza is challenging fellow DFLer and incumbent Rebecca Otto.

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Star Tribune

Franken, Dayton among candidates saying 'thanks, but no thanks' to debates

The grumbling was evident last week when U.S. Sen. Al Franken turned down an invitation by Minnesota Public Radio to debate his Republican and Independence Party challengers at the Minnesota State Fair.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Norm Coleman, Minnesota, Mark Dayton, US Governors, Redwood County, MN

Star Tribune

Briefs: Farmington offers to hold flood aid forum

State Rep. Pat Garofalo, a Farmington Republican, says his city should host a possible special legislative session to address spring flooding damage.

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

TwinCities

Tax inversions threaten states' revenue

American companies that merge with foreign competitors to lower their federal taxes also cut their state taxes, leaving states to mostly watch helplessly as their tax revenue drains away.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KSTP

Minnesotans Take Sides in Israel-Gaza Conflict, Plea for Peace

The conflict in Israel and Gaza is dividing the world, and many folks in Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Minnesota, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota Government

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Star Tribune

Gov. Dayton joins Jewish community rally for peace in Mideast

Gov. Mark Dayton drew an audience of 1,400 people during a gathering of support for Israel at Adath Jeshurun Congregation in Minnetonka on Thursday.

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

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