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Early Football Kickoff - The governor of Minnesota, Democrat Mark Dayton, said he was looking out for the needs of college students when he went after Saturday morning kickoff times in late 2014. Dayton told the St. Paul Pioneer Press, "I'm going to propose that we pass a law that no (Division I FBS) football game in Minnesota can start before noon." Blaming TV networks for college game schedules, the governor decided that students didn't want to be awake at 9am on a Saturday to start tailgating before University of Minnesota football games. When asked if he was serious, the governor said he had been talked out of it for 10 years while he was a US Senator and intended to get other Big Ten state governors involved.

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FILE - In this May 22, 2014 file photo Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton speaks at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul. Minn. Dayton said on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 Minnesotans will find life simpler after a so-called "Unsession" that wiped more than 1,000 outdated laws off the books. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

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FILE - In this May 22, 2014 file photo Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton speaks at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul. Minn. Dayton said on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 Minnesotans will find life simpler after a so-called "Unsession" that wiped more than 1,000 outdated laws off the books. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

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Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, right, looks on as Minnesota Vikings NFL football team co-owner Mark Wilf addresses a news conference at the State Capitol, Wednesday, May 21, 2014 in St. Paul. Minn., where Dayton hosted the presentation leaders who helped bring the National Football League's 2018 Super Bowl to Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton smiles after a question during a news conference at the State Capitol, May 21, 2014 in St. Paul. Minn., where he hosted the presentation leaders who helped bring the National Football League's 2018 Super Bowl to Minneapolis. . (AP Photo/Jim Mone)