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Minimum wage hike may raise prices, won’t cost jobs
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Jake Owen to answer questions from readers
Arts Briefs for 03/02/2014
Concert with four hand piano set at First Lutheran
Fish house removal deadline approaching
Frozen lakes, deep winter take a toll on wildlife
Fishing: Annual kids' perch derby is Sunday
Paul Nelson: Late-ice patterns develop when snow, ice begin to melt
Blane Klemek: Sharpies are always looking sharp
Letter: Biodiesel more prone to attract moisture
Peter Funt: The 2016 crystal ball
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Letter: Doubt, concern about Kerry’s statement
Michael Reagan: Putin, petroleum and pantyhose
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Paul Ericsson: Keep up on winter reading as spring nears
John Eggers: Ensuring equal opportunity for all
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March 6, 2014
Dayton would keep surplus spending to $162 million
ST. PAUL — A $1.2 billion budget surplus does not mean massive new state spending. Gov. Mark Dayton made that clear Thursday when he unveiled his plan for election-year budget changes: About half of the projected surplus would go to tax cuts, $162 million would be spent on what...
March 6, 2014 - 11:59pm
February 27, 2014
Dayton, House DFL want to repeal $600 million in taxes
Tom Scheck MPR News 91.3 FM ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton and Democrats in the Minnesota House plan to repeal several taxes that were enacted under their leadership less than a year ago. In 2013, Dayton signed a tax bill into law that raised taxes by $2.1 billion over two years....
February 27, 2014 - 12:39am
February 25, 2014
Dayton considers adding cash to public works bill
ST. PAUL — Using Minnesota’s budget surplus to expand the number of public works projects, ranging from repairing the Capitol to updating college buildings, is being considered, Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday as the Legislature began its 2014 session. Dayton said he received $3...
February 25, 2014 - 11:17pm
February 22, 2014
Dayton works at home after hip surgery
ST. PAUL — Hip surgery will crimp Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s style as the state Legislature convenes for the year Tuesday. In his first three years in office, Dayton frequently met with rank-and-file legislators from both parties about a great many issues. But since his Feb....
February 22, 2014 - 11:53pm
January 30, 2014
Dayton plans hip surgery
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton plans to have surgery on a hip that has been giving him trouble for months. The governor announced Tuesday his surgery will be at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Feb 6. It is expected to take about an hour, and he will wear a brace for up to three...
January 30, 2014 - 12:02am
January 25, 2014
Dayton hears students’ voices at Duluth education forum
Alysee Shelton Forum News Service DULUTH — For all that Minnesota higher education has going for it, what it lacks is resources. That’s the message Gov. Mark Dayton gave Friday at a student-oriented forum at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Students and professors from...
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January 25, 2014 - 12:46am
August 30, 2013
Special session: A failure to communicate
FALCON HEIGHTS — Democrats who control state government showed disagreements and problems communicating while discussing a special legislative...
August 30, 2013 - 11:38pm
August 17, 2013
Leaders change direction: Try to avoid special session
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton talked for days about the need to hold a special session to help communities...
August 17, 2013 - 1:32am
August 15, 2013
Talks set to deal with special session details
ST. PAUL — Legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton plan a late-afternoon meeting today to work out details about a probable special session that could appropriate money for disaster relief and, perhaps, overturn a tax or two. Dayton said he hopes the five can at least agree...
August 15, 2013 - 11:27pm