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Meet The State Capitol's New 4-Legged Security GuardThe Minnesota Department of Public Safety is ramping up protection at the State Capitol by adding a four-legged, bomb-sniffing security officer. The State Capitol Security introduced Matka to the media on Monday. She is a 1-and-a-half–year-old Hungarian Vizsla who recently completed a 10-week training course in explosives detection.
Minnesota Military Leader Defending Civil War Art At CapitolNational Guard Major General Rick Nash says the Civil War paintings and other military artifacts that some consider too violent are an important tribute to Minnesota soldiers who saved the Union.
Capitol Restoration Group Asks Public For Art InputMinnesota may be "the land of 10,000 lakes," but there are no pictures of lakes in our State Capitol building. In fact, some people may consider some of the art that is there to be offensive.
Local Groups Asks Citizens To Weigh In On State Capitol ArtThe group that is overseeing the three-year Capitol restoration is asking Minnesotans to take an online survey. They want to find out what you think about the art in the State Capitol.
Senate Republicans Question Need To Move Into New Office BuildingJust weeks before the new Minnesota Senate Office Building is scheduled to open, some senators may not want to move in. The $90-million structure behind the State Capitol will be ready in January for all 67 senators to move into new offices, but not everyone is happy about it.
Senate Official Building Still Controversial As It Nears CompletionThe controversial new Minnesota Senate Office Building at the State Capitol is nearing completion. Republicans made the $90 million project an example of wasteful spending in the 2014 campaign.
Dominic Ondoro, Serkalem Abraha Win Twin Cities MarathonIn a little over two hours, the first runner finished Sunday’s Twin Cities Marathon.
All Walks Of Life Set To Run In Twin Cities MarathonThousands of runners are getting ready for the "most beautiful urban marathon in America." The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon starts Sunday morning. The course takes runners from the U.S. Bank Stadium site in downtown Minneapolis to the State Capitol in St. Paul.
Minnesota Republicans Call For An End To MNsureMinnesota Republicans are calling for an end to Minnesota's online health care exchange. Republican lawmakers met at the State Capitol on Monday to hold a news conference after 180,000 Minnesotans on MnSure had their renewals delayed last week.
Kahn, Carlson Crack Record For Longest House TenureTwo Minnesota lawmakers are now the longest-serving members of the House of Representatives. Reps. Phyllis Kahn and Lyndon Carlson were sworn into office in January 1973.
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Behind A $42 Billion Budget, Smaller Fees Rack UpMinnesota lawmakers kept tax levels steady but have still found ways to scoop up millions of additional dollars. More than a dozen new fees and increases for business licenses are tucked away inside the thousands of pages that compose Minnesota's new budget.

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