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4 min ago | Star Tribune

Dayton appoints blue-ribbon commission for U medical school

Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed a blue-ribbon commission to raise the "national prominence" of the University of Minnesota Medical School.

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

4 hrs ago | WDIO

Koochiching, Beltrami Co. Added to Federal Disaster Area

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has added 24 Minnesota counties and two tribal governments to a federal disaster declaration for flooding, including Koochiching and Beltrami counties and the Red Lake Band of Chippewa.

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Related Topix: Beltrami, MN, FEMA, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Beltrami County, MN, Red Lake, MN

8 hrs ago | JD Supra

Minnesota Primary Election Set for August 12

The Minnesota Primary Election will be held on August 12. All 134 Minnesota House seats are up for election this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Sunfish Lake, MN

11 hrs ago | Business Journal

Minimum wage hike goes into effect in Minnesota

Minnesota's minimum wage, long one of the lowest in the nation, begins an upward march starting today.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

15 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Journalism, tax returns, and transparency

A lifelong resident of Minnesota, Michael Brodkorb is an experienced communications, social media, public affairs & research consultant and is an observer of all things political.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Publishing, Media, Star Tribune, Mark Dayton, US Governors

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WDIO

130 Years of Mining in Minnesota

The 10 car train left for Two Harbors, and the ore eventually made its way to a steel mill in Cleveland.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Two Harbors, MN, Soudan, MN, Taconite, MN, Hibbing, MN

St. Cloud Times

Minnesotans react to new minimum wage rate

Minnesotans react to new minimum wage rate The law puts Minnesota on pace to have one of the highest minimum wages in the country Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/07/31/minnesotans-react-new-minimum-wage-rate/13438509/ Server Laura Weidner makes some popcorn at the start of her shift at Howie's Bar ... (more)

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Related Topix: Minnesota, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, St. Cloud, MN, St. Joseph, MN, Life, Food, Pizza

TwinCities

Friday Opinuendo: 'Blessed are the peacemakers'

An inscription at the Minnesota Peace Officers Memorial near the state Capitol offers words of respect for a grieving family and saddened community: "Blessed are the peacemakers."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mendota Heights, MN, St. Paul, MN, West St. Paul, MN, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Mark Dayton, US Governors, Opinion

TwinCities

Minnesota home care union drive can proceed, appeals court says

A federal appeals court lifted a legal obstacle Thursday to a unionization effort affecting thousands of Minnesota home day care operators.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, Mark Dayton, US Governors

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT

Police say investigators have found the car sought in the shooting death of a police officer in Minnesota.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Dayton, US Governors, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Star Tribune

GOP's Johnson, Independence Party's Nicollet release personal tax information

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, US News, US Senate, Minnesota, Democrat, Minnesota Government, Mark Dayton, US Governors, Gary Johnson, Republican

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

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

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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