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KTTC Rochester
Salvation Army brightens Apache Mall with Sharing TreeawayMinnesota's top insurance regulator steps away The state's top insurance r
KTTC Rochester / Posted an hour ago
awayMinnesota's top insurance regulator steps away The state's top insurance regulator is stepping down from the job. Gov. Mark Dayton announced Friday that Department of Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman would step down immediately after more... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Dayton names new commerce commissionerThe state’s top insurance regulator is stepping down from the job. Gov. Mark D
Finance and Commerce / Posted 11 hours ago
The state’s top insurance regulator is stepping down from the job. Gov. Mark Dayton announced Friday that Department of Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman would step down immediately after more than six years on the job. He’ll be replaced by Jessica... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Minnesota's top insurance regulator steps awayST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The state's top insurance regulator is stepping down fro
KTTC Rochester / Posted 12 hours ago
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The state's top insurance regulator is stepping down from the job. Gov. Mark Dayton announced Friday that Department of Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman would step down immediately after more than six years on the job. He'll... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
staffers vouch for Franken after allegationsshould lead by example and step down. Otto calls Franken a friend, but says "we
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 hours ago
should lead by example and step down. Otto calls Franken a friend, but says "we can't have a double standard." Gov. Mark Dayton, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and other top Minnesota Democrats have called for an ethics investigation but stopped... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
staffers vouch for Franken after allegationsshould lead by example and step down. Otto calls Franken a friend, but says "we
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 12 hours ago
should lead by example and step down. Otto calls Franken a friend, but says "we can't have a double standard." Gov. Mark Dayton, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and other top Minnesota Democrats have called for an ethics investigation but stopped... Read more
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Philly.com
In Minnesota, Franken feels heat, but no widespread call to quiton a candidate, including groping her buttocks. Schoen has refused. Franken wo
Philly.com / Posted 13 hours ago
on a candidate, including groping her buttocks. Schoen has refused. Franken won't face voters again until 2020. Gov. Mark Dayton, who earlier this week said any legislator who committed sexual harassment or assault should resign, on Thursday... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
2 gubernatorial candidates ask Franken to resignshould lead by example and step down. Otto calls Franken a friend, but says "we
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 13 hours ago
should lead by example and step down. Otto calls Franken a friend, but says "we can't have a double standard." Gov. Mark Dayton, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and other top Minnesota Democrats have called for an ethics investigation but stopped... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
staffers vouch for Franken after allegationsshould lead by example and step down. Otto calls Franken a friend, but says "we
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 13 hours ago
should lead by example and step down. Otto calls Franken a friend, but says "we can't have a double standard." Gov. Mark Dayton, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and other top Minnesota Democrats have called for an ethics investigation but stopped... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
staffers vouch for Franken after allegationsshould lead by example and step down. Otto calls Franken a friend, but says "we
Dayton Daily News / Posted 14 hours ago
should lead by example and step down. Otto calls Franken a friend, but says "we can't have a double standard." Gov. Mark Dayton, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and other top Minnesota Democrats have called for an ethics investigation but stopped... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
staffers vouch for Franken after allegationsshould lead by example and step down. Otto calls Franken a friend, but says "we
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 14 hours ago
should lead by example and step down. Otto calls Franken a friend, but says "we can't have a double standard." Gov. Mark Dayton, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and other top Minnesota Democrats have called for an ethics investigation but stopped... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
In Minnesota, Franken feels heat _ but no broad call to quiton a candidate, including groping her buttocks. Schoen has refused. Franken wo
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 hours ago
on a candidate, including groping her buttocks. Schoen has refused. Franken won't face voters again until 2020. Gov. Mark Dayton, who earlier this week said any legislator who committed sexual harassment or assault should resign, on Thursday... Read more
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Herald-Journal.com
Ivan Raconteur Column - across the state who have to work with it are still dealing with the problems i
Herald-Journal.com / Posted 16 hours ago
across the state who have to work with it are still dealing with the problems it has created. This week, Governor Mark Dayton apologized for the problems. The Star Tribune reported that under intense questioning from senators, Minnesota... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
2 gubernatorial candidates ask Franken to resignshould lead by example and step down. Otto calls Franken a friend, but says "we
KTTC Rochester / Posted 16 hours ago
should lead by example and step down. Otto calls Franken a friend, but says "we can't have a double standard." Gov. Mark Dayton, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and other top Minnesota Democrats have called for an ethics investigation but stopped... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Jeremiah Program set to change lives in Southeast MinnesotaPaul Gazelka (R) address reporters after a Thursday morning LCC meeting. A len
KTTC Rochester / Posted yesterday
Paul Gazelka (R) address reporters after a Thursday morning LCC meeting. A lengthy six month battle between DFL Governor Mark Dayton and the Republican-controlled Legislature came to an end Thursday. "The court did not decide against us. They... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
President Trump responds to Sen. Franken's alleged sexual misconductPaul Gazelka (R) address reporters after a Thursday morning LCC meeting. A len
KTTC Rochester / Posted yesterday
Paul Gazelka (R) address reporters after a Thursday morning LCC meeting. A lengthy six month battle between DFL Governor Mark Dayton and the Republican-controlled Legislature came to an end Thursday. "The court did not decide against us. They... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Shopko Pharmacy closes in KassonPaul Gazelka (R) address reporters after a Thursday morning LCC meeting. A len
KTTC Rochester / Posted yesterday
Paul Gazelka (R) address reporters after a Thursday morning LCC meeting. A lengthy six month battle between DFL Governor Mark Dayton and the Republican-controlled Legislature came to an end Thursday. "The court did not decide against us. They... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Give to the Max Day encourages donations to Minnesota non-profitsPaul Gazelka (R) address reporters after a Thursday morning LCC meeting. A len
KTTC Rochester / Posted yesterday
Paul Gazelka (R) address reporters after a Thursday morning LCC meeting. A lengthy six month battle between DFL Governor Mark Dayton and the Republican-controlled Legislature came to an end Thursday. "The court did not decide against us. They... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Minnesotan leaders tough on Franken incidentRep. Betty McCollum, D-Minn., called the allegations "disturbing" and "complete
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Rep. Betty McCollum, D-Minn., called the allegations "disturbing" and "completely inappropriate." Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton said he was "shocked." to hear the report. He said that after he served in the ethics committee when he was a... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Minnesota Supreme Court upholds veto, Republicans unhappyPaul Gazelka (R) address reporters after a Thursday morning LCC meeting. A len
KTTC Rochester / Posted yesterday
Paul Gazelka (R) address reporters after a Thursday morning LCC meeting. A lengthy six month battle between DFL Governor Mark Dayton and the Republican-controlled Legislature came to an end Thursday. "The court did not decide against us. They... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Concern in Stewartville over a new policy by the school districtPaul Gazelka (R) address reporters after a Thursday morning LCC meeting. A len
KTTC Rochester / Posted yesterday
Paul Gazelka (R) address reporters after a Thursday morning LCC meeting. A lengthy six month battle between DFL Governor Mark Dayton and the Republican-controlled Legislature came to an end Thursday. "The court did not decide against us. They... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
GOP disappointed Supreme Court upheld vetoST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Latest on the Minnesota Supreme Court decision to up
KTTC Rochester / Posted yesterday
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Latest on the Minnesota Supreme Court decision to uphold Gov. Mark Dayton's line-item veto of the Legislature's operating budget (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Republican legislative leaders are disappointed that the... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain ...return later to continue discussion and possibly transfer money from a departme
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted yesterday
return later to continue discussion and possibly transfer money from a department that Dayton did fund to the Senate. Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the Legislature's $130 million two-year budget May 30, an attempt to get lawmakers to return to a special... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Trial set for Iowa father in death of maggot-infested baby>> Dayton to create task force on elder abuse in care homesDayton to create ta
KTTC Rochester / Posted yesterday
>> Dayton to create task force on elder abuse in care homesDayton to create task force on elder abuse in care homes Gov. Mark Dayton plans to create a Cabinet-level task force to address what he calls an appalling failure of the state to protect... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
High court to rule in Dayton's fight with LegislaturePress ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's Supreme Court is about to resolve a l
KTTC Rochester / Posted yesterday
Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's Supreme Court is about to resolve a long legal battle between Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and the Republican-controlled Legislature. The dispute started in May when Dayton vetoed the Legislature's $130... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Dayton to create task force on elder abuse in care homes>> Gov. Mark Dayton plans to create a Cabinet-level task force to address wh
KTTC Rochester / Posted yesterday
>> Gov. Mark Dayton plans to create a Cabinet-level task force to address what he calls an appalling failure of the state to protect... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Throwback Thursday: horse-drawn fire crews in Rochester>> Dayton to create task force on elder abuse in care homesDayton to create ta
KTTC Rochester / Posted yesterday
>> Dayton to create task force on elder abuse in care homesDayton to create task force on elder abuse in care homes Gov. Mark Dayton plans to create a Cabinet-level task force to address what he calls an appalling failure of the state to protect... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Karl-Anthony Towns: Time for NBA to allow medical marijuana>> Dayton to create task force on elder abuse in care homesDayton to create ta
KTTC Rochester / Posted yesterday
>> Dayton to create task force on elder abuse in care homesDayton to create task force on elder abuse in care homes Gov. Mark Dayton plans to create a Cabinet-level task force to address what he calls an appalling failure of the state to protect... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Dayton to create task force on elder abuse in care homesST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton plans to create a Cabinet-level task fo
KTTC Rochester / Posted yesterday
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton plans to create a Cabinet-level task force to address what he calls an appalling failure of the state to protect elderly residents from abuse in senior care homes. The task force will consist of state agency... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Opioid epidemic brings public forum to Rochester>> Dayton to create task force on elder abuse in care homesDayton to create ta
KTTC Rochester / Posted yesterday
>> Dayton to create task force on elder abuse in care homesDayton to create task force on elder abuse in care homes Gov. Mark Dayton plans to create a Cabinet-level task force to address what he calls an appalling failure of the state to protect... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
MNsure sign-ups on pace for at least 5 percent growththat premiums are too high and choices are dwindling for many customers. To ke
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
that premiums are too high and choices are dwindling for many customers. To keep insurance affordable, Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton has proposed creating a so-called "public option" that would allow Minnesotans to buy insurance from the state's... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
High court will soon rule in Dayton's fight with LegislaturePress ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's Supreme Court may finally resolve the
KTTC Rochester / Posted 2 days ago
Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's Supreme Court may finally resolve the legal battle between Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and the Republican Legislature. The political bickering goes back to late May when Dayton vetoed the... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Minnesota loses bid for 1st world's fair in US since 1984advancement of the theme Healthy People, Healthy Planet," board member Marilyn
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
advancement of the theme Healthy People, Healthy Planet," board member Marilyn Carlson Nelson said in a statement. Gov. Mark Dayton said the committee "put our state's many accolades on the world stage, and demonstrated again why Minnesota is... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Minnesota World's Fair Bid Committee disappointed with lossthey've "done nothing but good" for the region and for advancing Minnesota's pr
KTTC Rochester / Posted 2 days ago
they've "done nothing but good" for the region and for advancing Minnesota's proposed theme of health and wellness. Gov. Mark Dayton says the organizers put Minnesota's accolades "on the world stage, and demonstrated again why Minnesota is such a... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Minn. Supreme Court to hear teacher union protections casestate Legislature has made minor changes to teachers union rules since the Fors
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
state Legislature has made minor changes to teachers union rules since the Forslund case was filed. In May, DFL Gov. Mark Dayton signed an education budget that included a requirement that school districts and their teachers unions develop a... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Pot initiatives: Predicting the next 15 states to legalize marijuanaas a right. That measure failed, but attitudes towards pot are shifting in the
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
as a right. That measure failed, but attitudes towards pot are shifting in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Current Gov. Mark Dayton opposes legalization, even though he is part of the often pot-friendly Democratic party. However, Dayton is not... Read more
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WA Today
Sexual misconduct revelations spread to US statehousesprompting immediate calls for his resignation from his fellow lawmakers, includ
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
prompting immediate calls for his resignation from his fellow lawmakers, including the Senate minority leader and Governor Mark Dayton, both Democrats. (Schoen, in a statement, said the allegations were "either completely false or have been taken... Read more
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Canberra Times
Sexual misconduct revelations spread to US statehousesprompting immediate calls for his resignation from his fellow lawmakers, includ
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
prompting immediate calls for his resignation from his fellow lawmakers, including the Senate minority leader and Governor Mark Dayton, both Democrats. (Schoen, in a statement, said the allegations were "either completely false or have been taken... Read more
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The Age
Sexual misconduct revelations spread to US statehousesprompting immediate calls for his resignation from his fellow lawmakers, includ
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
prompting immediate calls for his resignation from his fellow lawmakers, including the Senate minority leader and Governor Mark Dayton, both Democrats. (Schoen, in a statement, said the allegations were "either completely false or have been taken... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sexual misconduct revelations spread to US statehousesprompting immediate calls for his resignation from his fellow lawmakers, includ
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
prompting immediate calls for his resignation from his fellow lawmakers, including the Senate minority leader and Governor Mark Dayton, both Democrats. (Schoen, in a statement, said the allegations were "either completely false or have been taken... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
How Carter ran away with the St. Paul mayoral raceat the former Ford site in Highland Park, while Carter embraced them. Carter,
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
at the former Ford site in Highland Park, while Carter embraced them. Carter, who had gained the public support of Gov. Mark Dayton and other prominent DFL leaders, was younger. Harris, a banker, was more experienced in financial management and... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Minnesota Senate's sexual harassment policy is 27 years old....women were campaigning in 2015. Their revelations led to a chorus of calls for
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
women were campaigning in 2015. Their revelations led to a chorus of calls for Schoen to resign, including from DFL Gov. Mark Dayton. Schoen hasn't. Schoen has denied any improper conduct, and has retained a lawyer, apparently girding for a... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Another Minnesota lawmaker accused of sexual harassmentThe incidents prompted several female victims of alleged sexual harassment — in
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
The incidents prompted several female victims of alleged sexual harassment — including Maye Quade — to call upon Gov. Mark Dayton and other legislative leaders to establish a new state task force. They recommended the state implement a new reporting... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Another Minnesota lawmaker accused of sexual harassmentThe incidents prompted several female victims of alleged sexual harassment — in
Santa Maria Times / Posted 7 days ago
The incidents prompted several female victims of alleged sexual harassment — including Maye Quade — to call upon Gov. Mark Dayton and other legislative leaders to establish a new state task force. They recommended the state implement a new reporting... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Another Minnesota lawmaker accused of sexual harassmentThe incidents prompted several female victims of alleged sexual harassment — in
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 7 days ago
The incidents prompted several female victims of alleged sexual harassment — including Maye Quade — to call upon Gov. Mark Dayton and other legislative leaders to establish a new state task force. They recommended the state implement a new reporting... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Another Minnesota lawmaker accused of sexual harassmentThe incidents prompted several female victims of alleged sexual harassment — in
Sioux City Journal / Posted 7 days ago
The incidents prompted several female victims of alleged sexual harassment — including Maye Quade — to call upon Gov. Mark Dayton and other legislative leaders to establish a new state task force. They recommended the state implement a new reporting... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Another Minnesota lawmaker accused of sexual harassmentincidents prompted several female victims of alleged sexual harassment — includ
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 7 days ago
incidents prompted several female victims of alleged sexual harassment — including Maye Quade — to call upon Gov. Mark Dayton and other legislative leaders to establish a new state task force. They recommended the state implement a new... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Another Minnesota lawmaker accused of sexual harassmentincidents prompted several female victims of alleged sexual harassment — includ
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 7 days ago
incidents prompted several female victims of alleged sexual harassment — including Maye Quade — to call upon Gov. Mark Dayton and other legislative leaders to establish a new state task force. They recommended the state implement a new... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Another Minnesota lawmaker accused of sexual harassmentincidents prompted several female victims of alleged sexual harassment — includ
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
incidents prompted several female victims of alleged sexual harassment — including Maye Quade — to call upon Gov. Mark Dayton and other legislative leaders to establish a new state task force. They recommended the state implement a new... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Sexual harassment allegations erupt at Minnesota CapitolSchoen remained defiant Thursday in the face of a cascade of calls for his resi
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
Schoen remained defiant Thursday in the face of a cascade of calls for his resignation from offices as high as Gov. Mark Dayton, a Democrat, as well as top officials in both the Republican and Democratic-Farmer-Labor parties. He let stand... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Pressured to quit, accused Minnesota lawmaker hires lawyerRoberson, a spokeswoman for Senate Democrats, said Schoen had hired an attorney
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 8 days ago
Roberson, a spokeswoman for Senate Democrats, said Schoen had hired an attorney. That move came despite calls from Gov. Mark Dayton and other Democratic leaders for Schoen to step down immediately. Republican Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka... Read more
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