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  1. Klobuchar praises end of Canadian Pacific-CSX merger talksRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota on Monday praised an announcement that merger talks between CSX and Canadian Pacific railroads have been called off. "A CSX-Canadian Pacific Railway merger would have raised major competition concerns in the rail industry, and I am pleased that these companies have broken off their talks," Klobuchar said.

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  2. Health officials need to re-read their mission statements and fight EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... nonsense has not been lost on Minnesota politicians. Governor Mark Dayton, Senator Al Franken, and Senator Amy Klobuchar have all made a request that Minnesota become one of the airports with extra screening due to our large Liberian population, but ...

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  3. Giffords, O'Connor, others discuss gun-violence issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Arizona Republic

    ... Please join your voice with mine." She was joined by former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D.-Minn., and former Flagstaff Mayor and current CEO of the Arizona Foundation for Women Sara Presler, among others. The ...

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  4. MN Ebola prepRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | TwinCities

    ... are no direct flights from the African countries where the disease is concentrated. Dayton and U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken have asked President Barack Obama to set up a federal screening operation at the Twin Cities airport. The governor ...

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  5. Gov. Dayton Joined by Cabinet, Airport and Health Leaders to Give Ebola UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | KSTP

    ... now, it's those healthcare worker protocols and getting the CDC to update the protocols," said U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar. The next concern is air travel. State leaders want Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to conduct routine Ebola ...

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  6. Ebola scare prompts Minnesota to prepareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | TwinCities

    ... are no direct flights from the African countries where the disease is concentrated. Dayton and U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken have asked President Barack Obama to set up a federal screening operation at the Twin Cities airport. The governor ...

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  7. Minnesota restructures its Ebola hospital response planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Star Tribune

    ... of Health. Ehlinger's remarks came at a briefing with Gov. Mark Dayton , Minnesota Senators Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar , and Rep. Keith Ellison, as state leaders met to review Ebola precautions after a week of rapid developments in Texas and other ...

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  8. U.S. Senator raises concerns over potential CP, CSX dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    CHICAGO - Senator Amy Klobuchar, the head of a U.S. Senate subcommittee, raised concerns in a letter on Thursday to the U.S. Attorney General and head of the top U.S. rail regulator about a potential merger between Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd and CSX Corp, and called on them both to fully review the antitrust implications of any such deal.

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  9. What does Obama's punt on Holder replacement mean?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Hill

    ... who has also had a largely impeccable law enforcement record; and current senators from safe Democratic states Amy Klobuchar (Minn.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (R.I.), both former prosecutors. Or in the mold of what President George W. Bush did in ...

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  10. McFadden, Franken seize on high-pressure issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... that Franken hasn't done enough to tackle Ebola. Earlier this week, Franken joined Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Amy Klobuchar in urging the CDC to boost Ebola screening at the Minneapolis airport. But Franken spent Thursday afternoon talking about ...

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  11. Democratic U.S. senator raises concerns over potential CP, CSX dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Globe and Mail

    ... conduct in the railroad industry, any further consolidation would prompt significant concern," Senator Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat representing Minnesota, wrote to Eric Holder and Dan Elliott of the Surface Transportation Board (STB). The Wall Street ...

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  12. Klobuchar urges inquiry of proposed rail mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Star Tribune

    With rail delays in the Upper Midwest potentially costing farmers and other shippers hundreds of millions of dollars, Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota has asked federal officials to examine a rumored railroad merger that she worries might cause more problems. Klobuchar, a Democrat, fears the potential merger of CSX and Canadian Pacific railroads could reduce competition needed to increase shipping opportunities at affordable prices.

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  13. Minnesota's govenor, 2 Senators urge STB to fix railroad system woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    ... to a letter sent by three top state politicians Monday. Gov. Mark Dayton along with U.S. Sens. Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar sent a letter to Surface Transportation Board Chairman Daniel Elliott III, saying "the railroads have not provided even ...

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  14. Poll Shows Americans Putting Health at Risk to Cope with High...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | PRWeb

    ... personal use, but Graczyk says their recent actions jeopardize this lifeline to affordable medicine . Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and John McCain (R-AZ) recently introduced S.2549, the ''Safe and Affordable Drugs from Canada Act of 2014" . This ...

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  15. Mark Dayton meets business leaders on rail-shipping concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | TwinCities

    ... manager-state government affairs, who was in from U.S. Steel headquarters in Pittsburgh. Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar on Monday to the federal Surface Transportation Board. In the letter, the state contingent of politicians addressed service ...

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  16. Dayton, Klobuchar, Franken Aren't Happy About Lack of Ebola Screenings at MSP AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | City Pages

    The Center for Disease Control recently started screening all arrivals from Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone at five major American airports for Ebola symptoms. But MSP Airport isn't one of the airports included on the list, and Mark Dayton, Amy Klobuchar, and Al Franken aren't happy about that.

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  17. Breaking Free hosts October 14th vigil for victims of sexual exploitationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Examiner.com

    ... a.m. until noon at the Crowne Plaza Riverfront in Saint Paul. Speakers at this event will include Senator Amy Klobuchar, Congressman Erik Paulsen, Ramsey County Attorney John Choi, Founder and Executive Director Vednita Carter, and the Emcee for the ...

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  18. Dayton, senators seek federal action on railroad delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | TwinCities

    U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday sent a letter to the head of the Surface Transportation Board saying that rail delays are hurting many parts of the economy. "As we watch winter come to the state of Minnesota, we have become increasingly alarmed by the service failures of several railroads that serve critical industries in our state," the three Democrats wrote to board Chairman Daniel Elliott.

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  19. Gov. Dayton requests federal help to alleviate rail congestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    Top Minnesota state officials are calling on the Federal government to take concrete steps to fix the state's congested railroads. In a letter to the Surface Transportation Board, Governor Mark Dayton along with US Senators Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar wrote industries across the state are being forced to find expensive alternatives because of the rail shipment delays.

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  20. Minnesota officials ask feds to address rail service lapseRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | Business North

    Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken have asked the U.S. Surface Transportation Board to address the lack of rail service sought by state industries. Late Monday, they sent a letter to Daniel Elliott, the board's chair, raising concerns about coal deliveries to power plants.

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