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House Panel Forwards School Anti-Bullying Bill

A bill at the Capitol to strengthen state laws against bullying in schools has passed its first committee hurdle.

03/01/2013

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Anti-Abortion Backers To Rally At Capitol Tuesday

Anti-abortion advocates are rallying on the steps of the Capitol to call for stronger abortion laws in Minnesota.

01/22/2013

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Reality Check: Guns And The State Capitol

Hundreds of people visit the State Capitol every day. What’s impossible to know is how many are carrying a concealed weapon.

01/18/2013

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Lagging Vikings Stadium Funds Concern Lawmakers

Minnesota lawmakers who approved new forms of gambling in bars to help pay for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium are getting their first chance to scrutinize lagging revenues from that plan.

01/16/2013

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Minimum Wage Hike, All-Day Kindergarten Among 1st Minn. Bills

Among the priority bills in the Democratic-controlled Legislature is a proposal to raise the floor wage to $7.50 for most workers at the bottom rung beginning in August.

01/10/2013

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Ex-State Lawmaker To Vie For Top Minn. GOP Post

A former state representative says he wants to be the next head of the Minnesota Republican Party.

01/09/2013

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Minn. Session Open Hints At Priorities, Discord

The Minnesota Legislature dropped the gavel Tuesday on a new session and a new order, with Democrats in full control for the first time in a generation.

01/08/2013

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Session Start Means Dash For Minn. Campaign Cash

Monday is campaign money day for Minnesota lawmakers. It’s the final chance to raise money from lobbyists, associations and other big donors before the Legislature opens its 2013 session on Tuesday.

01/07/2013

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Stately Chandelier To Resume Spot In Minn. Capitol

The Minnesota Capitol is getting its glow back. A majestic chandelier weighing a ton and stretching six feet in diameter will soon retake its place inside the Capitol dome that towers over the rotunda.

01/02/2013

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New Laws Going Into Effect Today

It’s New Year’s Day, which means some new state laws are going into effect today.

01/01/2013

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Cooperation May Be Harder To Find At State Capitol

The Minnesota legislature is less than a month away from convening for the 2013 session. And for the first time in 22 years, Democrats have complete control of Minnesota government after voters tossed out Republicans.

12/10/2012

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AP Interview: Dayton Seeks $209 Million 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.

12/07/2012

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Panel Studying Minn. Capitol Security Nears Report

A committee charged with recommending security upgrades for the 17-building Minnesota Capitol complex expects to review a preliminary report next month and approve it by mid-January.

11/14/2012

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Best Bizarre Statues Or Public Art In Minnesota

As artists attempt to portray a concept or a feeling through an abstraction, sometimes the artist’s intentions are not fully communicated through the object of the viewer. That may be the case in many of the following examples found throughout the metro area. See if you agree.

10/01/2012

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Gay Soldier’s Parents Launch Anti-Amendment Tour

The parents of a gay Minnesota soldier who was killed in Afghanistan are launching a statewide tour by veterans against a gay marriage ban.

09/25/2012

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