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Capitol preps for special session

No “if” about it: There will be a special session to appropriate state funding to help with the aftermath of the floods that wrought destruction last month in northeastern Minnesota. And part of the preparation involves seeking assurances from legislative leadership that their caucuses won’t use the session to advance other political aims.

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Off-year deal complicates bonding prospects for 2012

By conventional wisdom, 2012 is a bonding year. It’s during even-numbered years that the Minnesota governor and Legislature usually assemble and pass a large package of bonding projects. And at present, that prospect is further sweetened by historically low interest rates and a voracious appetite for construction work, sources say.

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Report may shape next play in Vikings stadium push

The Minnesota Vikings’ partnership with Ramsey County officials in pursuit of a new football stadium in Arden Hills has remained intact. But the alliance appears to be increasingly isolated in the face of forces in business and elected office in Minnesota who have reservations — or other ideas.

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Dayton meets with former finance commissioners

Former Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton, who is facing a likely recount in the Minnesota governor's race against GOP nominee Tom Emmer, aligned finance officials of the last four governors on Wednesday to talk about the $6 billion budget deficit and long term fiscal problems in the state.

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