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  1. National events played out in Minnesota in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... in the SEAL community. Republicans retook the Minnesota House in November but failed to oust Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton or win any other statewide races. That sets up a new power-sharing dynamic starting in 2015 that will contrast with two years of ...

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  2. Teacher seniority, layoffs headline GOP's education plansRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... who controlled the Legislature in 2012 passed a bill eliminating so-called "last in, first out" rules, but Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the change. State law still says schools can only consider teacher seniority when making layoffs, unless districts ...

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  3. Rural school district appeals to state to keep four-day scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... not made strong enough gains among low-income students. The four-day schedule may also be at odds with what Gov. Mark Dayton has envisioned for the state's schools. The DFL governor has made education a priority and said last spring that he wants ...

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  4. Slow Things Down Might Be the New Mantra for MN EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin

    ... who controlled the Legislature in 2012 passed a bill eliminating so-called "last in, first out" rules, but Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the change. State law still says schools can only consider teacher seniority when making layoffs, unless districts ...

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  5. Teacher Seniority Headlines GOP's Education PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... who controlled the Legislature in 2012 passed a bill eliminating so-called "last in, first out" rules, but Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the change. State law still says schools can only consider teacher seniority when making layoffs, unless districts ...

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  6. National events played out in Minnesota in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... in the SEAL community. Republicans retook the Minnesota House in November but failed to oust Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton or win any other statewide races. That sets up a new power-sharing dynamic starting in 2015 that will contrast with two years of ...

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  7. Fans fill new Surly brewery at furious paceRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... following, Ansari's quest to build a brewery had required him to get involved in state politics. Until Gov. Mark Dayton signed the "Surly bill" into law in 2011, breweries had been banned from selling their beer on the same site they brewed it. In ...

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  8. Retiring Xcel exec David Sparby applies to lead Metropolitan CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    ... XCL). He spent the past year-and-a-half as the CEO of Northern States Power Co., Xcel's Minnesota division. Gov. Mark Dayton is expected to make an appointment for the position in early January. The Minnesota Senate must confirm the appointment. "I ...

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  9. Retiring Xcel exec Sparby applies to chair Met CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    ... XCL). He spent the past year-and-a-half as the CEO of Northern States Power Co., Xcel's Minnesota division. Gov. Mark Dayton is expected to make an appointment for the position in early January. The Minnesota Senate must confirm the appointment. "I ...

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  10. 2014 In Review: Top Minnesota News HeadlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS Local

    ... a mid-November storm dumped four feet of snow on one Wisconsin town. In the midterm elections, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton handily won a second term, as Republicans won control of the House. Dayton's gubernatorial neighbor to the east, Scott Walker ...

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  11. Iron Range Board Approves Protecting Trust FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS Local

    ... Legislators voted in 2011 to take $60 million from that fund to plug a hole in the state budget. While Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed that, Range lawmakers and IRRRB Commissioner Tony Sertich wanted to prevent it from happening again. On Thursday, the ...

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  12. Restaurant, hotel hiring is booming in spite of minimum wage increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    ... which could find support in the Republican-controlled House and even the governor's mansion . In June, DFL Gov. Mark Dayton said that he had become more sympathetic to such a measure after hearing from his sons, who own Bachelor Farmer restaurant in ...

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  13. For young motorists, the drive for safetyRead the original story

    Thursday | Marshall Independent

    ... a parent awareness class offered by all driver education providers. The Minnesota Legislature passed and Gov. Mark Dayton signed legislation in 2014 to enhance the GDL law. The new law does not affect anyone currently taking driver's training ...

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  14. Iron Range Resources Board votes to spin off $100 million fund to protect itRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    ... passed a tax bill that used $60 million from the fund to help balance the state's budget shortfall. Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the legislation. "That money could have been gone in the blink of an eye if not for the veto by Gov. Dayton," Sertich said. ...

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  15. PUC stands by Enbridge oil pipeline decision, angering opponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TwinCities

    Environmental activists are calling on Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to come to their aid once again, asking the governor to reach out to Washington and advocate for more strict adherence to federal oil pipeline regulations. Protesters with environmental group MN350 marched to the governor's temporary office in the Veterans Service Building in St. Paul from a Public Utilities Commission meeting Thursday after the commission denied a request to reconsider a certificate of need permit for Canada-based Enbridge's operations in northern Minnesota.

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  16. Dayton urges swift action on flood-aid packageRead the original story

    Thursday | Marshall Independent

    Gov. Mark Dayton says his administration needs Minnesota legislators to quickly approve a relief package for recovery costs related to last summer's severe flooding. Dayton said he hopes an emergency bill will pass in the opening weeks of a legislative session that starts in early January.

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  17. Dayton urges action on flood-aid package after existing account runs dryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TwinCities

    Gov. Mark Dayton intends to ask Minnesota legislators to quickly approve a relief package related to last summer's severe flooding because an existing disaster-aid account ran dry this week. Administration officials estimated Thursday that at least $8.7 million is needed to cover a gap between the cost of recovery and the disaster assistance already supplied by the state and federal governments.

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  18. Park Board to lease city park near stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Star Tribune

    ... square feet of glass. Advocates for different glass that's more visible to birds have taken their case to Gov. Mark Dayton and to the Minnesota Sports Facilities Commission. But they have failed to persuade leaders to require the different glass, ...

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  19. Minnesota child care: Among nation's least affordableRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Insight News

    ... they can receive would be a really good step forward." With the newly announced $1 billion budget surplus, Gov. Mark Dayton said he's very interested in expanding the child-care tax credit, and it's expected to be part of his budget plan to be ...

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  20. United owner says public money might be needed for MLS stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Star Tribune

    ... money]. I mean, there's no formal 'ask' out there," he said. However, McGuire could face an uphill climb. Gov. Mark Dayton , Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and Minneapolis City Council President Barb Johnson have been critical of starting another ...

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