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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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4 Days To Shutdown, No Budget Deal In Minnesota

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders will meet for more budget talks with only four days left to prevent a government shutdown. Dayton and Republicans are scheduled to meet at 3 p.m. Monday at the Capitol.

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Minnesota Judge – No To Dayton On Budget Mediation

A Ramsey County judge has denied Gov. Mark Dayton's request to order stalled budget talks into mediation. Chief Judge Kathleen Gearin ruled against the Democratic governor's request Thursday during a hearing expected to address the size and scope of a looming government shutdown.

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Dayton Orders Flags Lowered To Honor Fallen Medic

Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered U.S. and Minnesota flags lowered to half-staff Friday to honor a Minnesota soldier killed in Iraq. Twenty-year-old Spc. Emilio Campo Jr. will be laid to rest in his hometown of Madelia. Dayton is scheduled to attend Campo's funeral.

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Dayton Seeks Minnesota Shutdown Protection From Court

Gov. Mark Dayton has filed a petition in Ramsey County court laying out services that he says must be preserved if state government shuts down July 1. The petition filed Wednesday asks the court to order that things like police, emergency and disaster response and public health functions be continued.

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Dayton, Republicans Agree To Keep Trying On Budget

Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders say they've agreed to a series of budget talks starting next week. But the Democratic governor says the meetings will be "just for show" unless they agree on the amount of money the state will spend in the upcoming two-year budget.

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Dayton, GOP Lawmakers Take Another Crack At Budget

Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders are meeting for private budget talks after more than a week of public posturing. The regular legislative session ended last week without a budget deal, pushing the state toward a sweeping government shutdown if the dispute isn't resolved by the end of this month.

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