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Dayton To Announce Franken Replacement Wednesday

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) – Gov. Mark Dayton’s office says he will announce his choice to replace Al Franken in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday. 418 more words

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What is on my mind today? Ghostwriting for Governor Jesse Ventura

What is on my mind today? The woman of many voices.

I spent many years working in government as a ghost writer.  Often, it is the task of a communications writer to be the written voice of others. 363 more words

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Dayton: Elections To Fill Legislative Seats After Resignations Will Be Feb. 12

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has set a special election date for two seats vacated by lawmakers who faced sexual harassment allegations.

A Democrat and a Republican resigned amid accusations from women at the Capitol, setting the stage for a review of state government harassment policies. 179 more words

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Dayton: 'You Don't Humiliate Students' With School Lunch Debt

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — A Minnesota lawmaker is looking into ways to force school districts to back off hard-line tactics for students with school lunch debt. 104 more words

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Legislature, Dayton Begin Mediation On Budget With Jobs At Stake

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Minnesota’s top elected officials begin court-ordered mediation this week in a budget dispute that is now threatening hundreds of jobs. 351 more words

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Gov. Dayton, DNR Talk Walleye With Mille Lacs Lake Resorts, Businesses

GARRISON, Minn. (WCCO) — It’s been a frustrating and costly ride for Mille Lacs Lake business owners dealing with the ever-changing fishing regulations on one of the state’s storied walleye destinations. 618 more words

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The Good, The Bad, and The Silent

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Today’s story is a good news/bad news sort of story.  I like to think the ‘good’ part outweighs the bad in the long run, and gives us hope for humanity.   814 more words

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