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  1. Minnesota: Universal pre-K: An overbroad proposal for an...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TwinCities

    ... The cost trajectory for universal pre-K. Whatever the -- dubious, in our estimation -- policy virtues of Gov. Mark Dayton's vision to make free full-day public preschool an option for every 4-year-old, the spending commitment alone should cast ...

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  2. Minnesota zoos taking steps against bird fluRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KSL-TV

    ... and just be really aware of not moving the organic physical material between the two areas." On Thursday, Gov. Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency over the H5N2 avian flu pathogen. The outbreak that has cost Minnesota's turkey farms more than ...

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  3. Tevlin: Is a leader unbound a good thing or a bad thing?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Gov. Mark Dayton appeared at the old Star Tribune building on Friday to officiate the transfer of the newspaper's time capsule to the new digs, and I couldn't wait to see if the Old Campaigner would go off the rails. Dayton can see the end of the first, possibly most important session of his last stint in public office, and he has created a theme in the third person, "Dayton Unbound."

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  4. House GOP finalizing bid in education funding debateRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WKBT

    ... the last weeks of the legislative session. The Senate's budget has about $361 million more for schools, and Gov. Mark Dayton has called both the Senate and House education proposals unacceptably low. House and Senate legislators are passing on the ...

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  5. Another Minnesota government shutdown? At this rate, maybeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... Capitol powers thought. "We're so far away from one another. ... It's a lot of work to do," a disappointed Gov. Mark Dayton said last week. It was the second time in two weeks that he expressed dismay at the direction lawmakers are veering in their ...

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  6. Bird flu takes toll on health of Hormel's Jennie-ORead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... health authorities believe consistently warmer weather will stop the virus' spread for the spring season. Gov. Mark Dayton - who was set Saturday to meet with U.S. Sen. Al Franken , Rep. Collin Peterson, farmers and emergency responders in Willmar - ...

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  7. Minn. cities face millions in wastewater upgrades, repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... there's been scant focus on wastewater. That could change in the session's closing weeks, if only slightly. Gov. Mark Dayton recommended $21 million more for wastewater facility improvements as part of a public works package. And Senate Majority ...

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  8. Cities Face Millions In Wastewater Upgrades, RepairsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... there's been scant focus on wastewater. That could change in the session's closing weeks, if only slightly. Gov. Mark Dayton recommended $21 million more for wastewater facility improvements as part of a public works package. And Senate Majority ...

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  9. Teachers, DFL House members rally against GOP education billRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... $157 million is new spending. Republicans are proposing an overall $16.9 billion budget for education. Gov. Mark Dayton , by comparison, has proposed $695 million in new spending, the bulk of which would be for his top priority of offering universal ...

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  10. House GOP finalizing bid in education funding debate as opponents, advocates warn of cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... armarked for education. The DFL-led Senate would more than double the House's increased education spending. Gov. Mark Dayton is cool to both plans because they leave out his $343 million proposal for statewide preschool.

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  11. Farmer input neededRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Sentinel

    Late last year, a statewide Pheasant Summit was held to discuss the plight of the pheasant population in Minnesota. As a result of this summit, Gov. Mark Dayton proposed a 50-foot buffer strip to help increase pheasant habitat.

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  12. GOP takes on government, campaign finance rules in budgetRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Washington Times

    House Republicans hammered in their boldest budget stake by capping the number of state employees and snipping away at the governor's executive authority - just two in a handful of budgetary provisions that rankle Gov. Mark Dayton and fellow Democrats who control the Senate. During a House session that began Friday and stretched into early Saturday morning, GOP lawmakers offered a budget bill that also would limit future salary hikes for administration officials, cut the new Metropolitan Council chair's salary in half and remove the governor's ability to appoint those council members.

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  13. A look at some aspects of 3 Minnesota budget billsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Marshall Independent

    ... related programs. The three bills will be part of end-of-session budget negotiations among legislators and Gov. Mark Dayton. -Replaces a requirement that boaters complete aquatic invasive species training and post a decal on trailers with a new ...

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  14. Avian flu requires killing thousands of birds. But how?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... tests indicate the avian influenza virus is not present, the compost can be used as fertilizer, Baer said. Gov. Mark Dayton has issued an emergency declaration to deal with the avian influenza outbreak, which experts have said does not pose a risk ...

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  15. At the Capitol: Budget Deadline ApproachingRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin

    ... related programs. The three bills will be part of end-of-session budget negotiations among legislators and Gov. Mark Dayton. -Replaces a requirement that boaters complete aquatic invasive species training and post a decal on trailers with a new ...

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  16. Minn. turkey farmer describes the shock of losing his flockRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... out," Burkel said. "We can't even learn anything right now because we are trying to catch up with it." Gov. Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency surrounding the bird flu on Thursday. No person has gotten sick from the H5N2 flu, and it is seen ...

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  17. Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDTRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... related programs. The three bills will be part of end-of-session budget negotiations among legislators and Gov. Mark Dayton. ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Governance of Minnesota's health insurance exchange could be in for a change, but MNsure won't go ...

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  18. Despite budget battles, legislators find time for other issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... Lyle Koenen, of Clara City, and received bipartisan support in the Senate. The DFL support came despite DFL Gov. Mark Dayton's threat to veto any bill that contained the silencer/suppressor legalization. "Nowhere in the Second Amendment to the ...

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  19. Birds fly while the sun sets Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in Philadelphia.Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Door Reminder

    Bird flu spreads its wings Numerous new cases of avian influenza were discovered this week Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1z2uoyN Numerous new cases of avian influenza were discovered this week, including Iowa's largest egg-producing facility with 3.8 million hens. The count for affected chickens and turkeys is now over 8 million in the Midwest, with the hardest-hit being the states of Iowa and Minnesota, where Gov. Mark Dayton just declared a state of emergency.

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  20. MCA testing glitches raise teacher concerns over resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... problems and to ensure they have the technological capacity to test all students online. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, who has vowed to reduce "excessive" standardized testing, admonished Pearson this week for the problems students experienced. "I ...

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