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  • Dayton accuses MNsure's GOP critics of 'farce'

    Gov. Mark Dayton lashed out at critics of Minnesota's health insurance exchange on Tuesday, accusing them of waging a propaganda campaign to destroy it.


  • House panel approves cheaper Senate building

    A House committee on Friday approved a planned Senate office building that would cost some $13 million less than an earlier design, despite Republican complaints of improper process.


  • Minn. medical-pot advocates slam Dayton in TV ad

    Supporters of medical marijuana are trying to turn up the heat on Gov. Mark Dayton with a new TV ad that will debut in prime late-night and daytime slots.


  • Dayton declines to take stance on lottery curbs

    Gov. Mark Dayton says he hasn't formed a position on a bill that would bar the Minnesota Lottery from selling tickets over the Internet.


  • Hopes for quick pothole fix in Minn. are fading

    Minnesota drivers are dealing with one of the worst years for potholes in a generation, but hopes for a quick political fix are fading.


  • In this Thursday, March 27, 2014 photo, Patrick McClellan looks out the window of his home in Bloomington, Minn. McClellan uses a marijuana vaporizer to control muscle spasms caused by mitochondrial myopathy. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

    Medical marijuana penalties are mostly mellow

    For Patrick McClellan, here's what mitochondrial myopathy can feel like: muscle spasms that won't stop, spreading through half his body and bursting blood vessels with their force. And being attacked by a swarm of invisible bees, their stingers piercing every uncovered spot of skin.


  • Dayton denies telling mother to buy pot on street

    Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday denied a mother's claim that he had suggested she buy marijuana from the street to treat her 2-year-old son's intractable epilepsy because the drug is not a legal medicine in the state.


  • Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT

    Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday denied a mother's claim that he had suggested she buy marijuana from the street to treat her 2-year-old son's intractable epilepsy because the drug is not a legal medicine in the state.


  • United against building, GOP hopefuls split on pot

    Five Republicans running for Minnesota governor stood united Thursday in their opposition to a planned Senate office building but showed slight separation from one another on the hot-button issue of medical marijuana.


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