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Friday, 22 March 2013 10:51

More On Minnesota Budget

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Gov. Mark Dayton's plan for an income tax on snowbirds is generating heat from people who say it could wind up driving out long-term visitors. Only people who live in Minnesota more than six months of the year have to pay state income taxes. Dayton would extend that to anyone who spends 60 or more days a year in Minnesota, raising an estimated $15 million a year.

Bruce Carlson of Washington state says such a tax would lead him to stay away. He returns to his native Minnesota to spend time at his lake home in the Brainerd area about 4.5 months a year.

Carlson says that if he stays away, the state will lose money in property taxes and registration fees on his various vehicles.

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Friday, 22 March 2013 10:44

Dayton's Dog Gone

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has shared a heartfelt goodbye to his dog, Mesabi, who died Thursday at the governor's residence.

Dayton posted word of the passing on his Facebook page. He says the German sheperd died suddenly while recovering from surgery earlier in the week to remove its spleen and a potentially cancerous tumor.

In his posting, Dayton paid tribute to his ``loyal, devoted friend.'' He wrote of watching him patrol the front yard of the official Summit Avenue mansion, barking at other dogs that walked by with their owners.

Mesabi was almost 11 years old. Dayton lost a second dog earlier in his term. He has two younger German shepherd dogs, Itasca and Wanamingo, which like Dayton's other pets were named after places on the Minnesota map.

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Friday, 22 March 2013 10:42

Traveling? Get Insurance

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) Wisconsin's insurance commissioner has some tips for travelers taking spring vacations. Commissioner Theodore Nickel says travelers should consider buying insurance for expensive trips, but he says be sure to read and understand the policy before buying.

Nickel says travel insurance can cover everything from severe weather, illness, family emergencies and bankruptcy of travel agencies or cruise lines. By buying travel insurance, travelers can cancel their trips if emergencies happen, claim damages if their belongings are missing or call for medical assistance on the road.

Nickel says travel insurance has limitations and exclusions to certain pre-existing conditions. He says make sure any policy you buy will cover unforeseen events particular to your trip.

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Friday, 22 March 2013 10:39

Bradley Agrees With More Communication

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Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, discussing his

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There's doubtless many voters who would love to hear much more about cutting

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Friday, 22 March 2013 10:03

Retiring Council Member Recommends Pay Bump

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A pay raise for La Crosse city council members could be on the way. 

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Friday, 22 March 2013 10:01

Sparta Really Grasping Bullying

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Sparta's standing by their word that bullying will not be tolerated....this

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Friday, 22 March 2013 10:00

Governor Touts Vouchers Again

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Governor Scott Walker outlined more of his school voucher program today

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Friday, 22 March 2013 10:00

Naming Rights For WTC Cleaned Up

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Ever thought of having a classroom or college dorm named in your honor? All

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