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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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Dayton Prepared to Make His 3rd Minnesota Supreme Court Pick

Minnesota's highest court is about to welcome its newest member. Gov. Mark Dayton is scheduled to name a new Supreme Court justice Tuesday afternoon. It's his third pick overall for the top court and will fill the vacancy being left by Justice Alan Page's retirement.

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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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Dayton Readies Veto Pen For Education Bill As Deadline Nears

Minnesota's Legislature has sent an education budget to Gov. Mark Dayton's desk where it's likely to meet his veto pen.

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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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Dayton Threatens Veto of Budget Bill Over Campaign-Law Part

Gov. Mark Dayton is threatening to veto a state agency budget bill if Republicans don't agree to remove a part that would ditch candidate spending limits and undo current restrictions on where their donations originate.

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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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Dayton Lashes Out at GOP for Fixating on Cabinet Raises

Gov. Mark Dayton regards stinging criticism from legislative Republican over his raises for agency commissioners as being done out of revenge.

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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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Dayton Won’t Rule Out Medical Marijuana Changes

It'll be six months before Minnesota's medical marijuana program goes live, but Gov. Mark Dayton says he's willing to consider pleas to expand the list of qualifying health conditions.

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Hannah Foslien, Getty Images
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‘Sniper’ Estate to Appeal Ventura Defamation Case

The estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle is seeking an appeal after a federal jury ruled in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in a defamation case.

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Dayton: Pipelines Part of Solution to Rail Backlog

Gov. Mark Dayton says more oil pipelines are part of the solution to a rail backlog that has clogged agricultural shipments across Minnesota.

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Governor Dayton to Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Gov. Mark Dayton plans to chill out at the Minnesota State Fair by taking a bucket of ice water over his head.

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Hannah Foslien, Getty Images
Hannah Foslien, Getty Images
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Jury in Ventura Trial Breaks for Day; No Verdict

The jury deliberating in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against late "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle has gone home for the day without reaching a verdict.

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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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Teachers Union Gives Dayton Early 2014 Endorsement

Minnesota's teachers union is endorsing Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton's bid for re-election well before Republicans settle on a candidate.

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