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Dayton, GOP Discussing End to Minnesota’s Government Shutdown

Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders are in budget talks after Dayton offered to accept a Republican revenue plan to end Minnesota's two-week-old government shutdown.

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Dayton: Ready to Call Special Session to End Shutdown

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he is willing to call a special session of the Legislature within the next three days if Republicans agree to his budget offer.

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BREAKING NEWS: Dayton Will Concede to GOP to End Minn. Shutdown

Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton is offering to accept a Republican proposal to bring more money into Minnesota's budget to end a two-week-old government shutdown.

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Gottwalt To Dayton – Hold Meetings In St. Cloud [AUDIO]

Talks between Governor Mark Dayton and Republican Legislative leaders have been few and far between, since the state government shutdown began. When the two sides finally do meet face-to-face again that might happen here in St. Cloud.

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Budget Impasse, Shutdown Enters 2nd Week [POLL]

There are no new talks scheduled as Minnesota's government shutdown enters its second week. Has the shutdown affected you and your family? Take our poll

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Shutdown: Idled Public Workers Holding On — For Now

A sudden summer vacation is bringing no pleasure to the 22,000 public employees idled by Minnesota's state government shutdown. And some of those workers say they can't hold on without paychecks for very long.

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Shutdown: 6 Days In and It’s Costing Millions

A six-day-old government shutdown in Minnesota is costing taxpayers millions - a toll that will only rise the longer it lasts.

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Shutdown: Dayton, GOP Start Talking Again on Day 5 of Minnesota Government Shutdown

Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and top Republican lawmakers have restarted negotiations over Minnesota's unfinished budget, with a far-reaching government shutdown in its fifth day. But no deal is in sight.

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Mondale, Carlson Organize Shutdown Commission in Hopes of Breaking Budget Impasse

Two senior statesmen of Minnesota politics have stepped forward to try to help end the state government shutdown. Former Gov. Arne Carlson and former Vice President Walter Mondale announced Tuesday an independent commission designed to resolve Minnesota's budget deadlock.

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Judge Allows Minnesota Food Banks Shutdown Exemption

A judge has ruled that food-shelf operators across Minnesota can continue to distribute food despite the state government shutdown.

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