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State of Minnesota declares February 6th Praiz Adejo day

The State of Minnesota in the United States has declared February 6th as Praiz Adejo Day.
A proclamation was made by the Governor of Minnesota, Mark Dayton., in recognition of the singer. 111 more words

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Dayton Visits Madelia In Wake Of Devastating Fire

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Days after a fire destroyed eight businesses in a small southern Minnesota city, residents are asking Governor Mark Dayton for help.

A group of business owners met with local and state lawmakers in Madelia on Friday morning.  437 more words

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Dayton, Lawmakers Expected To Decide On Special Session This Week

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Governor Mark Dayton and Minnesota lawmakers are expected to decide this week whether to call a special session.

They want to extend jobless benefits for workers on the Iron Range. 66 more words

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Minnesota lawmakers consider special session

KIMT News 3- Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton and legislative leaders say they need more time to decide on a special session.

Lawmakers are weighing an agenda they may tackle before the legislature resumes in early march. 215 more words

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Dayton's back surgery went fine; will recover at Mayo for a few days

Gov. Mark Dayton’s back surgery at Mayo Clinic Monday was “successful,” according to an update from spokeperson Matt Swenson on Twitter.

.@GovMarkDayton's surgery, which lasted approx 3 hrs, was successful.

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Lawmakers Debate Special Session To Discuss Disparities Among Black Community

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s lawmakers and community leaders are brainstorming how to aid their state’s hurting black community in a possible special session, though some acknowledge the issues may prove too weighty to take on in a one-day legislative blitz. 591 more words

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Memorial Service Held Thursday For Bruce Dayton

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A memorial service will be held Thursday for family and friends of Governor Mark Dayton’s father, Bruce.

The 97-year-old businessman and philanthropist died on Friday at his home in Long Lak surrounded by his family. 61 more words

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