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7 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

Bullying law draws skepticism, frustration

Bullying law draws skepticism, frustration on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/20/bullying-law-draws-skepticism-frustration/7922237/ Rep. Jim Newberger, speaking in the Minnesota House earlier this month, painted a chilling picture of a bill intended to curb bullying in Minnesota schools.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Becker, MN, Education Etc., St. Cloud, MN

9 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Dayton's recovery from surgery puts campaign load on running mate

With her boss back in St. Paul recuperating from hip surgery, Tina Smith is front and center in Gov. Mark Dayton's re-election effort, retracing the campaign route through coffee shops, cafes and businesses similar to one the governor traveled over the past 35 years building his political name.

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13 hrs ago | Star Tribune

5,000 sign petition on SE Minnesota fracking moratorium

Nowhere are the concerns about sand mining, and expectations for its economic potential, more palpable than in the town of Winona.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Winona, MN, Winona County, MN, Mark Dayton, US Governors

17 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Hot Dish Politics: Raises for care providers is sailing with support from all

Above, Jacquita Berens got a hug from her daughter Ashia Rhodes after speaking at the bill signing.

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Related Topix: Mark Dayton, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Miami Herald

Judge strikes down Minnesota's anti-coal energy law

MINNEAPOLIS_A federal judge Friday struck down a landmark 2007 Minnesota law that bans new power generation from coal, saying it regulates business activities of out-of-state utilities in violation of the U.S. Constitution's Commerce Clause.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Democrat, US Bancorp, Banking, Financial Services, Mark Dayton, US Governors

Star Tribune

Administrators fumbled firing of football coach

Minnesota State University, Mankato, head football coach Todd Hoffner spoke at a news conference in Mankato to discuss the dropping of all child-porn charges.

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Related Topix: Minnesota State University Mankato, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Mark Dayton, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Opinion

Star Tribune

More than 5,000 sign petition seeking frac-sand mining moratorium

From Wabasha to Warroad, from Sleepy Eye to Silver Bay, Dateline Minnesota scours the state to bring you breaking news from outside the Twin Cities.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Minnesota, Democrat, Sleepy Eye, MN, Mark Dayton, US Governors

Thu Apr 17, 2014

TwinCities

Friday Opinuendo: On donors, a day of Dickinson, the return of Fargo and more ...

It's worth noting in April, National Donate Life Month: Since last fall, nearly 25,000 Minnesotans have added "donor" to their driver's license or ID card.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Arts, Poetry, Reading, MN, Libraries, St. Paul, MN, Opinion

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

GOP gubernatorial candidate Kurt Zellers talks job growth opportunities in the Northland

Minnesota State Representative and GOP gubernatorial candidate Kurt Zellers met with business owners in Duluth Thursday to discuss how to bring greater opportunities to the Northland.

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

Sys-Con Media

Minnesota Launches Its Largest-Ever Marketing Effort to Boost Tourism

Today at the Minnesota State Capitol, Governor Mark Dayton and Explore Minnesota Tourism Director John Edman launched the state's all-new travel marketing campaign, designed to encourage travelers to choose Minnesota as their next vacation destination.

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TwinCities

Minnesota: Persevere, Teach for America, persevere: Pioneer Press editorial

We've followed the Minnesota ups and downs of Teach for America, the nonprofit that recruits best-and-brightest college graduates to serve in classrooms where needs are greatest.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Brooklyn Park, MN, Mark Dayton, US Governors, Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Star Tribune

Counterpoint: No sprinklers - they're costly and unneeded

Minnesota families should be comforted by the fact that a new single-family home in Minnesota is a national model for fire protection.

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St. Cloud Times

Your Turn: Act for seniors, caregiversYour Turn: Act for seniors,...

Your Turn: Act for seniors, caregivers on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/04/16/turn-act-seniors-caregivers/7805027/ Your Turn authors Gayle Kvenvold and Patti Cullen say the governor and Legislature must do more to meet the increased demand the state's aging population is putting on services for the elderly.

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WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Minn. minimum wage increase raises concerns for WI border areas

Snow continues across northern Wisconsin. More precipitation will move in for late this afternoon into this evening.

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Hot Air

Minnesota to outsource ObamaCare exchange management to private sector

Even for Mark Dayton, this is a remarkable retreat . Last week Dayton refused to have one of his aides testify to a legislative panel investigating the MNSure debacle and exactly when the governor and his team knew of the massive problems in the state's ObamaCare exchange.

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The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

WDC students attend FFA Day at the Capitol

Four Wadena-Deer Creek FFA members, along with the Staples-Motley FFA chapter, traveled to St. Paul, March 27 to celebrate FFA Day at the Capitol.

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Star Tribune

DFL, GOP battle for position via cash

DFLers and Republicans are locked in a fierce fundraising battle as they enter a crucial and high-stakes phase in their quest for the governor's office and control of the Minnesota House.

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Sydney Star Observer

Minnesota leads the way on anti LGBTI bullying, Australia lags behind

THE Governor of the US state of Minnesota recently signed into law an anti-bullying bill that specifically included provisions for LGBTI students across the public and private school systems.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Annandale watches as lawmakers mull broadband funds

Annandale watches as lawmakers mull broadband funds on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/political-quarry/2014/04/15/annandale-mulls-broadband/7757825/ A Central Minnesota community will watch closely in coming weeks as state legislators decide whether to fund broadband Internet expansion in rural areas.

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Jurist

Minnesota governor signs bill raising minimum wage

The law is incremental, raising the minimum wage on August 1 of each year before reaching $9.50 per hour in 2016.

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