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Senate Rejects Bid To Deny Public Assistance To Super Bowl

In a pair of votes Monday, the Senate rejected attempts to bar use of public dollars toward football’s premier event and to repeal a sales tax exemption on Super Bowl tickets.


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Sen. Marty To Introduce GMO Food Labeling Bill

Sen. John Marty plans to introduce a bill Thursday requiring the labeling of genetically engineered food and seed sold in Minnesota.



State Sen. Dibble: Gay Marriage Debate Later In Session

The Minnesota state senator who will take the lead in that chamber on a bill to legalize gay marriage says backers will wait at least a month or two into the upcoming legislative session before they start to push it hard.


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Lawmaker: The Sports Facilities Commission Is Biased

A top anti-Vikings stadium lawmaker made harsh allegations Monday about the Sports Facilities Commission using bias information supplied by the Vikings.