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1 hr ago | Star Tribune

Candidates flock to Minnesota State Fair

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, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Mark Dayton, US Governors, Publishing, Media, Star Tribune

5 hrs ago | Star Tribune

'Ice Bucket Challenge' shows power of viral fundraising

David Denim, president of space150 ad agency and owner Billy Jurewicz took the challenge Wednesday, along with employees and friends.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota Government, Public Relations, Mark Dayton, US Governors

9 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Rick Nelson: Local fare shines at the Fair

There are more than 500 different foods available at the State Fair. This year, more than ever before, fairgoers can experience an actual taste of Minnesota.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Beer, Drink, New Ulm, MN, Entertainment

Wed Aug 20, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Letter: Minnesota needs Voter IDLetter: Minnesota needs Voter IDChat...

Letter: Minnesota needs Voter ID Chat with primary judge highlights potential fraud of state's system Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/08/20/letter-minnesota-needs-voter/14368531/ It would be interesting to have an honest analysis of the flaws in the voting system that we have in Minnesota.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Mark Dayton, US Governors, Opinion

Greenwich Citizen

MN retains top spot in ACT college entrance exam

The state's high school seniors scored 22.9 out of a possible 36 on the ACT, ranking Minnesota first among 27 states in which at least half of graduates took the exam.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Dayton, US Governors, Education Etc.

KAAL-TV Austin

GOP Candidates Trailing in Latest Governor, Senate Polls

We're still more than two months out from November's election and tonight we're getting a better look at where things stand with two of Minnesota's biggest races.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Minnesota Government, Mark Dayton, US Governors, Al Franken

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sunherald.com

Dayton to take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Dayton spokesman Matt Swenson said Tuesday the governor accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after being egged on by Minnesota Twins owner Jim Pohlad.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Mark Dayton, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Star Tribune

National group tries to halt union election of personal home care providers in Minnesota

U.S. District Judge Michael Davis is expected to decide Wednesday whether to stop the biggest unionization election in Minnesota history.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Macalester College

Star Tribune

Thousands of state legislators from around U.S. in Minneapolis

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, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Mark Dayton, US Governors

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Gov. Dayton to hold rail safety meeting Tuesday in Red Wing

Gov. Mark Dayton continues his statewide push for increased rail safety with a stop Tuesday in Red Wing.

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Examiner.com

Alliance for a Better Minnesota's fiction

This ad by the Alliance for a Better Minnesota paints a picture of a fictional Minnesota where thousands of new jobs are being created and the wealthiest 2% are finally paying their fair share.

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Washington Examiner

In Minnesota, being your own boss doesn't mean you won't be unionized

Child care provider Jennifer Parrish was preparing a meal one afternoon eight years ago for the six kids she was minding when a man she didn't know strode through the door.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Family, Kids, Health Insurance, Health, Mark Dayton, US Governors

St. Cloud Times

Morrison County seeks disaster aidMorrison County seeks disaster...

Morrison County seeks disaster aid Spring flooding caused more than $300,000 in damage to area roads Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/08/18/morrison-county-seeks-disaster-aid/14244075/ The Morrison County board of commissioners has requested Gov. Mark Dayton to petition President Barack Obama to ... (more)

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St. Cloud Times

Durenberger to speak Sept. 8 at SJUDurenberger to speak Sept. 8 at...

Durenberger to speak Sept. 8 at SJU Dave Durenberger will present annual Eugene J. McCarthy Lecture at St. John's University Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/08/18/durenberger-speak-sept-sju/14235049/ Dave Durenberger, the only Republican senator from Minnesota elected to three terms in office, will ... (more)

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Star Tribune

Gov. Mark Dayton builds re-election machine

Unlike GOP challenger Jeff Johnson, who has to pivot from the primary battle, the DFL governor and his allies have been planning for months.

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Related Topix: Mark Dayton, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Macalester College, Hennepin County, MN, Wedding

CBS Local

Talking Points: 6th District Congressional Candidate Tom Emmer

She is one of the nation's most controversial members of Congress and in just a few months Rep. Michele Bachmann will be leaving office.

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Star Tribune

That Senate office building has a bull's-eye painted on it

It must be a mite irritating to Gov. Mark Dayton and DFL state House candidates to be taking a heavy partisan shelling over the new state Senate office building while its chief perpetrators - DFL state Senate leaders - aren't on the ballot and are otherwise scarce.

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TwinCities

Minnesota: Getting acquainted with Jeff Johnson, Mark Dayton's challenger

The Republican challenger for Minnesota governor brings an approach honed as a "distinct minority" in public office.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Star Tribune

At India Fest, thousands take in culture without passport

One indication of Minnesota's growing Indian-American community is the ever-expanding annual celebration of India's Independence Day.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Asian-American, US Senate, Democrat, Indian-American, Mark Dayton, US Governors, Eden Prairie, MN

Star Tribune

Public policy in Minnesota: It's a "we" thing

Governor Mark Dayton signed the minimum wage bill into law at a public bill signing ceremony Monday the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda.

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