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TakeAction protests Pawlenty at the State Fair

Activists from TakeAction Minnesota stood outside of the WCCO Radio State Fair booth Friday during Gov. Tim Pawlenty's live radio broadcast, handing out "health insurance rate increases" on a stick in protest of the governor's recent refusal to sign off on federal money to review insurance rates.

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Meet House members at the State Fair

The Minnesota State Fair isn't just about livestock and eating fried food on sticks. Fair-goers can be civically engaged, too. Members of the Minnesota House of Representatives will make themselves available to talk policy, issues or the fair's fattest pig.

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Hot off the presses: Senate State Fair survey

The nonpartisan Secretary of the Senate's office has assembled this year's batch of questions for its annual State Fair survey. The survey will query State Fair goers on their views on major issues like a Minnesota Vikings stadium, alternative pathways to teacher licensure and the state budget deficit.

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