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Former Gov. Jesse Ventura Releases New Book

Just in time for the 2012 election campaign, a political guide from a former Minnesota governor.

05/16/2012

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Colorful State Rep. Rukavina To Leave Minn. House

A 26-year veteran lawmaker known for his impassioned speeches and irreverent, borderline uncouth remarks is retiring from the Minnesota House.

05/11/2012

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Helen Meyer Stepping Down From Minn. Supreme Court

Associate Justice Helen Meyer said Thursday she’s stepping down from the Minnesota Supreme Court, giving Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton his first chance to make an appointment to the conservative-leaning high court.

05/10/2012

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Ventura Sues ‘American Sniper’ Author For Libel

Jesse Ventura is suing an author over the way he portrays a bar fight he claims he had with the former Minnesota governor.

02/24/2012

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Perry Makes Critical Error In Presidential Debate

Wednesday night’s Republican debate included a moment that made a lot of people cringe. Texas Gov. Rick Perry blanked when he was talking about eliminating three government agencies.

11/10/2011

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Ventura, Miffed Over Lawsuit, Says He’s Off To Mexico

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is so upset by the dismissal of his airport security lawsuit that he threatened Friday to apply for dual citizenship so he can spend more time in his beloved Mexico — or run for president of what he labeled “the Fascist States of America.”

11/04/2011

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Dayton Leads Minn. Trade Mission To South Korea

Gov. Mark Dayton is off on a nine-day trade mission to South Korea that also includes several stops in Japan.

09/23/2011

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Ventura Says He’s Up For Playing Movie Governor

Jesse Ventura thinks his time as Minnesota’s governor makes an acting role as Indiana’s governor not much of a stretch.

08/09/2011

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Ventura Joins Sizemore In Cast Of ‘The Drunk’

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura will portray the governor of Indiana in the movie “The Drunk” now filming in Terre Haute.

07/30/2011

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Political Ad With ‘Hollywood’ Twist Creates Controversy

A Wisconsin political ad with a Hollywood voice over? Or is it? The first time you listen to it, you might think it sounds like actor Morgan Freeman. But his publicist said that it is not his voice.

07/27/2011

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Mike Max’s News And Notes For July 5, 2011

Who helped influence the trade of Martin Havlat for Dany Heatley? What will the Wolves do to keep improving during the NBA lockout? Did you know Jose Canseco nearly ended up playing baseball this summer in Minnesota?

07/05/2011

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Ex-Governor Ventura Would Consider Running With Ron Paul

Former pro-wrestler and Minnesota governor, Jesse Ventura, says he would consider getting back into politics if Texas Congressman Ron Paul would run for president as an Independent.

04/04/2011

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Fmr. Gov. Ventura’s Lawsuit Against TSA Gaining Attention

Former Gov. Jesse Ventura’s lawsuit against the TSA and Homeland Security over pat downs at the airport is prompting a lot of reaction.

01/25/2011

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Ventura Sues DHS, TSA Over Body Scans, Pat-Downs

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is suing the Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration, saying full-body scans and pat-downs at airport checkpoints are violating his rights.

01/24/2011

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Fridays With Dayton? Gov. Radio Show Up In Air

It’s Friday, which for many of the last 12 years has meant an hour of statewide radio hosted by Minnesota’s governor.

01/07/2011

Good Question: ‘Reply All’ To Your Dome Questions

WCCO-TV got a lot of questions this week about the Metrodome and its nemesis — the snow.

12/17/2010

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