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10 Finalists Named For 5 University Of Minnesota Board Slots

A former Democratic congressman and a retired Republican legislator have been left off a list of finalists for the University of Minnesota Board of Regents. The Regent Candidate Advisory Council forwarded 10 finalists Thursday for five seats on the university’s governing board.


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Bus Co. Exec Zelle Named Transportation Commissioner

Minnesota’s new transportation commissioner is a Yale-trained businessman who has run his family’s bus company for more than two decades.


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MnDOT Commissioner Departing For AAA Minneapolis

Minnesota’s transportation commissioner is resigning. Tom Sorel plans to begin a new job as CEO of AAA Minneapolis on Dec. 1.


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MnDOT Announces Flood Mitigation Projects

Minnesota transportation officials have announced eight flood mitigation projects to be built over the next five years.


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MnDOT Gets $1.18M To Help With Vet Transit

On Wednesday, a $1.18 million check from the Federal Transit Administration was delivered to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.


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MnDOT Offers Chance To Shape Transportation System

Minnesotans are being offered the chance to help determine a vision for the state’s transportation system for the next 50 years when the Minnesota Department of Transportation hosts a workshop Tuesday at the Mall of America in Bloomington.


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Dayton Asks Pawlenty MnDOT Chief To Stay On

Gov.-elect Mark Dayton has asked Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s top transportation adviser to stay on in his first cabinet-level appointment.