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Dayton Says Republicans Trying To Eliminate Pre-K FundingFunding Pre-K education is one of Governor Mark Dayton's top priorities. But he says House Republicans are trying to eliminate it.
Minnesota House Approves $105 Million For InfrastructureThe Minnesota House has signed off on directing $105 million toward transportation projects after a brief fight over information about federal funding.
A Look At How Trump's Coal Decision Will Affect The IndustryPresident Donald Trump's move to roll back Obama-era regulations aimed at curbing climate change comes as the coal industry is reeling from job losses, bankruptcies, pollution restrictions and growing competition from natural gas, wind and solar.
College 'Free Speech Zones' Under Renewed ScrutinyThe practice became common in the 1960s as a way to control campus protests against the Vietnam War.
Minnesota Wineries Sue Over Grape LawOwners of two Minnesota wineries want to be able to get their grapes from wherever they choose.
Tribes' Dakota Access Pipeline Fight Far From OverAmerican Indian tribes fighting the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline said Tuesday that the pumping of oil into the pipe under their water source is a blow, but it doesn't end their legal battle.

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Rep. Tim Walz Considering Gubernatorial RunWalz says representing southwestern Minnesota gives him critical experience to boost Democrats' standing outside in rural Minnesota.
Survey: Franken Gets A Bit Of Support For 2020 BidPublic Policy Polling has released the results of its first survey of Democratic Party presidential candidates for the next election cycle.
Trump Bests Clinton For Time's 'Person Of The Year'The No.3 finalized for the Person of the Year was "The Hackers."
SPLC: 34 Hate Incidents Reported In Minnesota After The ElectionIn the 10 days after Donald Trump won the presidency, there were 34 reports of harassment and intimidation in Minnesota, according to a new report from a civil rights advocacy group.
New MN Senate Leader Takes Over With Slim MajoritySen. Paul Gazelka takes over Senate Republicans after their previous leader, Sen. David Hann, lost his Eden Prairie seat.
Trump Charges Pence To Lead Transition TeamVice President-elect Mike Pence will lead President-elect Donald Trump's transition team, replacing New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

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