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  1. MN: Senate DFLers Put Transportation Funding Plan on TableRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Mass Transit

    Jan. 12--The Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party will present a unified front this year in favor of a transportation funding package including around $1 billion of increased taxes and fees. Legislative DFL leaders on Monday unveiled a proposal that dovetails closely with Gov. Mark Dayton's plan, along with that of advocacy group Move MN: almost $600 million per year in new gas taxes, plus another $125 million in vehicle registration fees and hundreds of millions of dollars more for metro-area mass transit.

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  2. Dayton gas tax plan gets cool reception from businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | TwinCities

    Education and transportation will be Gov. Mark Dayton's focus in the Minnesota legislative session, he told Forum News Service and St. Paul Pioneer Press reporters Tuesday, Dec. 30, 21014. Surrounded by business leaders at a Minnesota Chamber of Commerce dinner, Dayton reiterated his call to raise $6 billion over 10 years by applying the sales tax to gasoline and imposing a series of fee increases.

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  3. Minnesota legislative session: New hopes for bipartisanshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | TwinCities

    ... "Maybe I'm in the honeymoon phase. I feel like there are opportunities everywhere for bipartisanship." Gov. Mark Dayton, fresh off his last campaign, expressed a similar sentiment. He said he wanted to build on the accomplishments of the past four ...

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  4. A year in review: Looking back on 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Maple Lake Messenger

    For the first time in 17 years, Minnesota's governor canceled all public school classes due to below-zero temperatures throughout the state on Monday. "The safety of Minnesota's school children must be our first priority," Gov. Mark Dayton said on Friday.

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  5. After Minnesota's poor primary turnout, June talk resurfacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | TwinCities

    ... June primary advocates hope it has finally shifted in their favor. Their push has the backing of Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton, incoming Republican House Speaker Kurt Daudt and key state party officials. Opponents are fine-tuning arguments that a June ...

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  6. Police say alcohol appears to be factor in Maple Grove crash that killed 2 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 28 | TwinCities

    The Hennepin County medical examiner identifies them as 68-year-old Sheron Lee Swanson, of Dayton, and 54-year-old Michael Eugene Kelley, of Osseo. Maple Grove police say Kelley was driving an SUV that crossed the center line of County Road 81 just before 4 p.m. Friday.

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  7. 2 Dead, 3 Injured In Maple Grove Car CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 27 | CBS Local

    ... 81 and Maple Grove Parkway. Upon arrival, officers learned that a vehicle, driven by 54-year-old Michael Kelley of Dayton, was traveling westbound on County Road 81 when it crossed into the eastbound traffic lane. Officers said this resulted in a ...

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  8. 2 people die in Maple Grove crashRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 28 | Marshall Independent

    The Hennepin County medical examiner identifies them as 68-year-old Sheron Lee Swanson, of Dayton, and 54-year-old Michael Eugene Kelley, of Osseo. Maple Grove police say Kelley was driving an SUV that crossed the center line of County Road 81 just before 4 p.m. Friday.

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  9. Democratic doubts remain as Kurt Daudt prepares to lead Minnesota HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | TwinCities

    Fellow Republicans congratulate state Rep. Kurt Daudt of Crown on being elected House speaker in November 2014. That was when Dayton, Minnesota's Democratic governor, faced a conservative Republican Legislature and as time ran out the two sides could not agree on a state budget, throwing Minnesota into a three-week government shutdown.

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  10. 'Tankchair' Changes Disabled Minnesota Teen's LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | KSTP

    ... the country. Now, Keegan is one of the first kids to have one. On a warm October night at a shipping facility in Dayton, Minnesota, two lifelong friends who just wanted to play outside finally did. Keegan strapped in and did something he's never ...

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  11. Handicapping the next race for governor: the DFLersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... is focused on 2016, but we have to keep our eyes on 2018 too," DFL Chairman Ken Martin said. After two terms under Dayton, Minnesota Republicans will be desperate to reclaim the office. Four years is a long time in politics. Not all on the following ...

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  12. St. Paul: Next Met Council chair needs affinity for east metro, too: Pioneer Press editorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | TwinCities

    We thank Susan Haigh for her work chairing the Metropolitan Council these past three years, and urge Gov. Mark Dayton to ensure that whomever he appoints to replace her have an affinity for St. Paul and the east metro, as Haigh does. Regionalism is all well and good, but all planning and development decisions involve choices, judgment and politics, and the overall balance of power in the region tilts toward Minneapolis and the west metro.

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  13. Dayton accepting applications for IRRRB commissionerRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Business North

    Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is accepting applications from people who seek to serve as Commissioner of the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board . The position will become open Jan. 1 when Commissioner Tony Sertich begins a new job as Northland Foundation president.

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  14. Selma FyllingRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | Minot Daily News

    ... McClusky, and Steven (Brenda) Fylling, Ruso; four daughters, Kathie O'Day, Moorhead, Minn., Sandra Schneider, Dayton, Minn., Claudia (Andrew) Zink, Garrison, and Naomi (John) Thompson, Wilton; 18 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one ...

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  15. Briana Scurry: Good coaches understand kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Soccer America

    ... Freedom. After-school programs are dear to her heart, she says, "Because that's where I got my start." She grew up in Dayton, Minn., a town of 4,600 that was about half the size when she was a young girl. "They always had sporting activities right ...

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  16. Not a mandateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | TwinCities

    Please don't jump to the conclusion that I am a sore loser, but I just hope that Gov. Dayton, Sen. Franken and Rep. Nolan are wise enough to understand that their re-election is not a mandate to continue doing business as usual. When looking at the percentages of the voters supporting them and the maps depicting the areas where they gained majorities, one can see that there is a large portion of Minnesota that feels they have been neglected.

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  17. Minnesota House GOP names Kurt Daudt speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... a key role in end-of-session negotiations with the leader of the Senate, DFLer Tom Bakk, and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton, who was re-elected Tuesday. "While I think they know that I'm a tough negotiator, they know they can trust me, and they know if ...

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  18. Minnesota Democratic Gov. Dayton Wins Second TermRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | CBS Local

    Democrat Mark Dayton won a second term Tuesday as Minnesota governor in the capstone race of his long political career. He defeated Republican challenger Jeff Johnson, a Hennepin County commissioner who portrayed Dayton as having been around too long and bungling several issues while in office.

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  19. Mark Dayton heads past Johnson toward re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | TwinCities

    Democrat Mark Dayton appeared headed toward re-election as Minnesota's governor Tuesday night, pulling ahead of Republican challenger Jeff Johnson. Minnesota voters were choosing an incumbent with arguably the most liberal record in decades over a conservative who courted tea party support.

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  20. Minnesota Democratic Gov. Dayton Wins Second TermRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WDIO

    Democrat Mark Dayton has won a second term as Minnesota governor in the capstone race of his long political career. He defeated Republican challenger Jeff Johnson, a Hennepin County commissioner who portrayed Dayton as having been around too long and bungling several issues while in office.

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