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Posts tagged with "Gov. Mark Dayton"

Radioactive gas: a persistent health risk in Minnesota

Radioactive gas: a persistent health risk in Minnesota

Jan. 16 | Governor Dayton has declared January “Radon Action Month” to encourage testing Minnesota homes need to be tested for radon; winter is the best time to do it. Every 25 minutes, one person in the U.S. dies from radon-related lung cancer. It is...

‘Long overdue’  Black museum  dedicated

‘Long overdue’ Black museum dedicated

Jun. 6 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Roxanne Givens’ dream of a Black museum finally became a reality as the Minnesota African American Museum (MAAM) was formally dedicated last weekend. Those present for the ceremony agreed they were...

Teacher seniority in jeopardy

Teacher seniority in jeopardy

Mar. 7 | Supporters say ending ‘last in, first out’ layoffs saves good teachers; critics call it ‘election-year gimmick’     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Does tenure have an effect on retaining effective teachers? A new bill...

Black votes on the line with Voter ID

Black votes on the line with Voter ID

Feb. 15 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer    A year after the 2008 presidential election, calls for new voter identification laws were heard in many states, including Minnesota. Led by a group called the American Legislative Exchange Council...