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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


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


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


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


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


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


The Good, The Bad, and The Silent


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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