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Outstate News (5-17-15)

Bakk/Daudt: Gov. Dayton threatens to veto budget over early education – Legislators locked in standoff with Dayton. (Strib) Newman/Daudt/Bakk/Wiger/Nornes: Dayton, lawmakers remain at budget impasse. (PioneerPress) Daudt/Bakk: Dayton promises to veto budget if passed without universal preschool. (MinnPost) Bakk/Daudt: Dayton, … Continue reading

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Outstate News (5-3-15)

Editorial: Severe LGA cuts a betrayal. (ForumNews) Editorial (Schultz): End political games, nonsense over LGA. (Duluth-Willmar) Editorial (Quam): House LGA proposal deepens rural-urban divide. (Rochester) Editorial: Minnesota Republicans, take a lesson from N.D. (Grand Forks) Editorial (Garofalo): GOP must show … Continue reading

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Outstate News (4-26-15)

Recipes: Sen. Franken hosts 5th Annual Minnesota Congressional Delegation hotdish competition. (HTF) Kiel/Marquart/Daudt/Hamilton/Dorman: At Minnesota Capitol, GOP hits major snags in playing to rural base. (Strib) Metsa: Minnesota House Votes Down Relief for Iron Range Miners Facing Layoffs. (CityPages) Melin/Metsa/Lueck/Bakk: … Continue reading

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Outstate News (4-19-15)

Knoblach/Nornes/Cornish/Thissen: Republican rush to cut spending could put some in party at risk. (MPR) Poppe/Sparks/Loon: Lawmakers, education experts at odds with Dayton’s pre-K proposals. (Albert Lea) Newman/Gruenhagen: Dayton’s push for buffer strips goes too far, critics say. (Litchfield) Sparks: Governor … Continue reading

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Outstate News (3-29-15)

Dill: MPCA proposes new sulfate regulations. (Timberjay) Anzelc: New rules shift debate on wild rice, mining controversy. (MnBrown) Senjem/Petersburg/Jensen/Bennett/Frederickson: Farmers voice frustration at waterway buffer meeting. (Owatonna) Frederickson: Buffer strip proposal draws criticism from farming community. (Pipestone) Drazkowski/Garofalo/Norton/Davids/Thompson: Bill to … Continue reading

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Outstate News (3-22-15)

Eken/Kahn: Hemp bill gains support – Researchers and farmers could soon benefit from growing hemp. (MnDaily) Hansen/Torkelson/McNamara/Landwehr/Frederickson: Buffer bill draws criticism, support. (AgriNews) Schmit/Dayton: Governor’s buffer proposal vetoed in Mazeppa. (AgriNews) Anderson/Lesch: Bill would protect big livestock producers from nuisance … Continue reading

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Outstate News (3-15-15)

Rukavina Column (Sviggum-Pawlenty-Renneke): ‘Those Rangers’ don’t deserve such wrath. (Strib) Rukavina Strikes Back: colorful Range pol rebuts Strib. (MnBrown) Daudt/Fenton/Downey/Martin: Republican Party chair splits with House GOP on surplus. (MPR-Willmar) Torn: Ag Commissioner Frederickson joins call for buffers. (Willmar) Torkelson/Daudt: … Continue reading

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Outstate News (3-8-15)

Hansen/McNamera: Lawmaker’s culture crusade draws apology demand. (ForumNews) Schomacker/Gunther/Lourey/Urdahl/Lillie/Considine: Nursing home executives ask for backup funding plans. (ForumNews) Eken/Bakk/Peppin/Daudt/Kiel//Pugh/Whelan: Abortion bills move to Minn.’s front burner. (PioneerPress-Moorhead) Peterson-Zelle): Dayton reiterates proposal: Governor promotes 600 transportation projects; says he understands cost … Continue reading

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Outstate News (3-1-15)

Must see video on curing cancer: Vice Special Report: Killing Cancer. (YouTube-HBO) Eken/Rosen/Mack/Schultz: Telemedicine coverage would expand. (Strib-Fergus Falls) Rosen: Dentists not smiling over payments. (ForumNews) Bakk/Dill/Metsa/Davids: Conditions sought on IRRRB Trust. (Virginia) Knoblach/Sertich/Rukavina: Publicly funded Iron Range board is … Continue reading

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Outstate News (2-22-15)

Eken/Saxhaug/Hamilton/Franson/Morse: Farmers look to Legislature for expansion paths. (ForumNews) Eken/Franson: MN Senate Committee on Jobs, Agriculture & Rural Development hears industrial hemp bill. (BSP) Fabian/Eken/Morse: Minnesota lawmakers want final say on water quality rules. (MPR-Albert Lea) Tomassoni/Jensen: Sens. push cash … Continue reading

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