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Governor Mark Dayton and DEED Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben (Photo courtesy of Governor Mark Dayton's Office)
Governor Mark Dayton and DEED Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben (Photo courtesy of Governor Mark Dayton's Office)
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‘Unsession’ Plan Tackles Laws Deemed Old, Outdated

It's illegal in Minnesota to sell fruit in the wrong-sized container. Bug deflectors must be a certain size and color. Motorists can't drive in neutral. Those are just a sampling of 1,000 state laws or procedures Gov. Mark Dayton's administration deemed outdated, unnecessary or just downright cumbersome.

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Dayton Wants Money to Help Students Pay for Lunch

Gov. Mark Dayton says the state should provide additional funding to ensure all Minnesota schoolchildren have access to lunch after a report found some districts deny it.

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Dayton Administration Postpones Elder Nursing Rule

A set of Medicaid rule changes regarding care for the poor and elderly that were to take hold Wednesday have been delayed by Gov. Mark Dayton's administration.

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Minnesota Officials Confirm Two New Trade Office Sites

Brazil and South Korea will have an extra Minnesota presence starting next year. The Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Tuesday that those countries would be home to two new foreign trade offices.

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Dayton Now Open to Broader Minnesota Special Session

In a sudden reversal, Gov. Mark Dayton says he's open to expanding the scope of a possible special session to include the repeal of a new sales tax on farm equipment repair.

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Tuition Freeze Provides Help For Students [AUDIO]

College students in Minnesota will be getting a temporary break as lawmakers recently passed a tuition freeze for all MnSCU schools and the University of Minnesota.

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Governor Mark Dayton, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Governor Mark Dayton, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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Top 5 at 7:45; 5 Voices That Arn’t Commanding

WJON's Top 5 at 7:45 takes a look at the 5 voices that don't meet the requirements of a recent Wall Street Journal study on commanding leaders.

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Group Urges Dayton to Raise Gas Tax, Tab Fees

A transportation group created by Gov. Mark Dayton is calling for higher gas taxes and other fees and taxes to raise at least $50 billion more than current funding levels for roads and transit over the next two decades.

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Governor Dayton Threatens to Nix Vikings Stadium

The Vikings stadium could be in some trouble. According to Mike Florio of Profootballtalk.com Governor Mark Dayton isn't happy with the Vikings to 2 reasons. One is the Vikings willingness to play home games in London while the Stadium is being constructed and two because the Vikings are planning to raise their portion of the team's contribution toward the stadium by raising season-ticket costs with seat lisencing fees.

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Dayton Orders Flags Lowered to Honor Colorado Victims

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is ordering flags lowered to half-staff to honor victims of the Colorado movie theater massacre.

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