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On Wednesday afternoon the first Minneapolis mayoral candidate called it quits. Minneapolis councilman Gary Schiff has decided to drop out.
Gov. Mark Dayton says the state will open a European trade office in Germany to promote exports and foreign investment back in Minnesota. Dayton’s administration announced the new outpost while the governor was traveling in Germany as part of a 10-day trade mission.
Pressure is building for thousands of college students who could soon be paying more for school loans — a lot more, if Congress doesn’t act soon.
A veteran Republican legislator from Anoka made a surprising entrance Tuesday into Minnesota’s U.S. Senate race. State Rep. Jim Abeler announced his bid in an email blast that said he had formed a campaign committee.
Some Minnesota businesses that would be subject to a new sales tax expansion are complaining loudly and trying to get parts of it repealed. The pending sales tax on warehousing services is a big concern at companies like Distribution Alternatives in Lino Lakes and Lawrence Transportation in Red Wing.
Democratic voters in Minneapolis got together this weekend to pick their preference for the city’s next mayor. They couldn’t reach a decision, but if the recent past is any indication, the next mayor of Minneapolis will be a DFLer. Of the 25 biggest U.S. cities, only Indianapolis and Fort Worth have Republican mayors.
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