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Former U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton takes the oath of office of Minnesota governor from Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea as sons Andrew, left, and Eric look on Monday in St. Paul. AP Photo/Jim Mone

Dayton calls for teamwork and higher taxes on rich

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ST. PAUL -- Mark Dayton's first speech as Minnesota governor illustrated the problems he faces.

While calling for teamwork to solve the state's problems, the new governor on Monday also insisted that the rich need to pay higher taxes, something Republicans who take control of the state Legislature today strongly oppose.


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