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Dayton signs teacher testing bill

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill into law that requires teacher candidates to pass a basic skills exam to earn a teaching license in the state of Minnesota.Old state law allowed teachers to take and retake the test for up to three years.

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Aside from the occasional heckler, politicos encountered little shutdown static

Eagan resident Mike Owens made sure to shake freshman Republican Rep. Doug Wardlow’s hand when he walked by on his Fourth of July parade route Monday morning. Owens urged Wardlow to pass racino legislation and fight Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposed tax increases and “inflated budget” to the end, even as legislators and the governor headed into the fourth day of a historic government shutdown. “Thirty-four billion is more than enough. As far as I’m concerned, they should have stuck with $30 billion,” he said.

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