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Vikings Stadium Efforts Take A Hit

Governor Mark Dayton announced Tuesday after meeting with legislative leaders that they would not support local or state tax increases to pay for a Vikings Stadium. The Vikings had an agreement with Ramsey County to build the Stadium in suburban Arden Hills, Minnesota. The deal called for a $350 Million contribution from Ramsey County with a 1/2 cent sales tax increase to pay for it.

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St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis talks with Governor Mark Dayton
St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis talks with Governor Mark Dayton
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Dayton Hears from Central Minnesotans on Job Creation [VIDEO]

Governor Mark Dayton held an economic jobs summit in St. Cloud today (Tuesday). Bonding money, higher education, airlines, and a Vikings stadium were all topics discussed.

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@mDayton via TwitPics
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Dayton Bags No Pheasants on First Governor’s Opener

Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and GOP House Speaker Kurt Zellers were in the same party for a morning, though it wasn't a political party. They were in the same hunting party for Minnesota's first Governor's Pheasant Opener.

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Police Seek Help In Arson At Dayton’s Old House

Minneapolis police are asking for the public's help in solving an arson fire early this month at a home once owned by Gov. Mark Dayton. Police and Crime Stoppers of Minnesota announced Thursday a reward of up to $6,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in the case.

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Photo courtesy of Governor Dayton's office
Photo courtesy of Governor Dayton's office
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Minnesota Govenor Signs Budget, Ends State Shutdown

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a new budget that ends the nation's longest state government shutdown in the past decade. Dayton's signature came Wednesday after lawmakers met in special session starting Tuesday afternoon to give their own approval to the deal.

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Governor’s Office: State Workers Can Check Website for “Back to Work” Plans

The administration of Gov. Mark Dayton says state employees idled by the shutdown can check a state website to know what day to come back to work.

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Dayton, GOP To Discuss Ending State Shutdown

Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders are returning to budget talks after Dayton offered to accept a Republican revenue plan to end Minnesota's two-week-old government shutdown. The two sides are scheduled to meet in Dayton's office at 2 p.m. on Thursday.

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Dayton Hopes To Return To Budget Talks

Gov. Mark Dayton plans to call legislative leaders Tuesday and ask that they return to negotiations on a state budget compromise as soon as possible. Many lawmakers spent the holiday weekend in their districts listening to constituents who are frustrated with the budget stalemate that has closed many state functions.

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Minnesota Shutdown Threat Grows As Dayton, GOP Meet

Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders head back into budget talks with less than two days until a state government shutdown if they can't settle their state budget differences.

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Dayton, GOP Leaders To Meet Again As Time Dwindles

Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican leaders of the Minnesota Legislature plan to meet again on their budget disagreements as the clock runs down on heading off a government shutdown.

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