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Daily Digest: First Fair Friday edition

blogs.mprnews.org — Good morning, and welcome to the first Friday of the Minnesota State Fair. Whether or not you like the Fair, at least it's Friday. Here's the Digest: 1. Gov. Mark Dayton endorsed a plan to line up funding for a local share of the proposed Southwest Light Rail line.

Daily Digest: Things done and undone

blogs.mprnews.org — Good morning and welcome to Thursday. A lot has been happening in Minnesota over the past 24 hours, so let's go to the Digest. 1. Gov. Mark Dayton holds a public meeting today with supporters of the Southwest Light Rail Transit line to look for options to pay the $135 million local share of the project's cost.

Daily Digest: Back and better than ever

blogs.mprnews.org — Good morning. We had a technical problem that cropped up last week that prevented us getting the Digest out for a few days, but I am now assured everything should work. So apologies for that, and on to your Wednesday Digest: 1.

Daily Digest: Documents, paintings and money

blogs.mprnews.org — Good morning, and happy Tuesday. Let's take a look at the Digest. 1. Former governors and other prominent politicians and family members gathered Monday to remember former DFL Gov. Wendell Anderson, who died last month at age 83. Anderson will always be remembered for the "Minnesota Miracle," which tried to equalize funding for schools throughout the state.

Daily Digest: Trump and the media

blogs.mprnews.org — Good morning. Welcome to Monday and another work week. Donald Trump is scheduled to be in Minnesota later this week, although there's still no word about whether he will do anything but hold a closed-door fundraiser.He's still dominating the news, so let's check the Digest: 1.

Daily Digest: Sifting through the primary results

blogs.mprnews.org — Good morning, and welcome to Thursday. We're still looking through the results of this week's primary election and the Digest reflects that. We'll try to lay off news about Trump Tower, assuming you've already heard it somewhere else. 1. After four incumbent members of the Legislature lost on Tuesday, some people are asking a big question.

Daily Digest: Kahn, three others knocked out

blogs.mprnews.org — Good morning, and welcome to Wednesday, the day after the primary election. Not many people showed up to vote compared to a general election, but the ones who did made an impact. Let's take a look at the Digest. 1. Perhaps the biggest story of the day was the third place finish of longtime Rep.

Daily Digest: It’s primary day

blogs.mprnews.org — Good morning. Welcome to Tuesday, which is primary election day in Minnesota. Here's the overview. And here's how to find your polling place. Let's take a look at the Digest. 1. Minneapolis police have a new four-point set of policies designed to improve police-community relations. They center around de-escalation of confrontations and sanctity of life.

Daily Digest: Primary approaches

blogs.mprnews.org — Good morning. Welcome to Monday and the new work week. Tomorrow is primary election day in Minnesota, so let's start the Digest there. 1. The most prominent member of the Legislature facing a primary challenge is House Speaker Kurt Daudt.

Daily Digest: TGIF edition

blogs.mprnews.org — Good morning, and welcome to Friday. It's been a long hot week here in Minnesota, but things are looking up for the weekend. In the meantime, there's a Digest to get to: 1. House Speaker Paul Ryan tried to tamp down the internal fighting in the Republican Party by standing by his endorsement of Donald Trump even though Trump has declined to endorse him.
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Aug 25, 2016

RT @NateSilver538: I know you're all getting caught up in South Carolina and what not. But we could really use more polls in Minnesota.  http://53eig.ht/2bZl9ZD 

Aug 19, 2016

@AdamDuininck @Stowydad But if I told him that he'd accuse me of being as cheap as @bloisolson

Aug 18, 2016

RT @thauserkstp: Neither Hann or Daudt would say if they'll vote for Trump in November.

Aug 12, 2016

RT @timpugmire: Goodwill gradually fading in this news conference. Bottom line, no change since last month.

Jul 27, 2016

In light of today's news does Paul Ryan think Donald Trump should be blocked from getting intelligence briefings?

Jul 26, 2016

RT @peterncox: Spell check, done by hand. City is no longer accepting pemits https://t.co/mFpp5gnCv6


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