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State Leaders Face Call on Minnesota Capitol Repairs

The top brass at Minnesota's Capitol is meeting to decide if a large-scale renovation of the building will occur as planners have suggested. The Capitol Preservation Commission was being asked Monday to sign off on the first phase of a $270 million project that will go on for years.

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Commission Poring Over Minn. Capitol Redo Plan

The coming makeover of the Minnesota Capitol is getting the once-over by top officials.

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Beer Tax Would Have Local Impact [AUDIO]

Lawmakers in St. Paul are working to finalize the next two-year budget. A possible hike in the alcohol excise tax is still being considered that could raise prices at area bars and liquor stores.

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MN Capitol Sees Spike in Gun Notices

An ongoing debate over gun control by Minnesota state lawmakers has been accompanied by a spike in notifications to the state Department of Public Safety from people who plan to carry loaded weapons into the Capitol.

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Dayton Seeks Money to Refurbish Capitol

Gov. Mark Dayton says finishing the restoration of Minnesota's Capitol is a top priority for state construction projects in the coming two years. The Democratic governor told The Associated Press in an interview Friday that he will seek $209 million for work on the aging 107-year-old Capitol in a bonding bill.

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Crumbling State Capitol Reaches ‘Tipping Point’

The Minnesota Capitol building is in dire need of repair soon, but budget pressures in the Legislature are making the expensive upgrade difficult.

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Bush Tutors Lawmakers In Education Reforms

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is telling Minnesota lawmakers about education reforms he says have driven up test scores in his state's schools.

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Tribal Gaming Group Holds Capitol Rally

Minnesota tribal leaders and employees as well as workers from tribal casinos are rallying at the State Capitol in opposition to proposals to expand gambling in Minnesota.

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Minnesota Capitol – 106 Years Old And Due For Some TLC

The debate over dollars at Minnesota's Capitol turns this week to consideration of upgrades to the 106-year-old building itself. Two bills seeking money for potential Capitol upgrades are on Tuesday's docket in the House State Government Finance Committee.

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Minnesota Zoo To Bring Animals To State Capitol

There will be more than just political animals at the Minnesota Capitol on Thursday. There will be some real animals, too.

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