The Daily Digest: Dayton pushes for Mille Lacs session

Good morning. Here are five stories to get you started this Thursday.

1.) Gov. Dayton talked about why he thinks a special legislative session is needed to help resorts and other businesses near Lake Mille Lacs. (MPR News)

2.) A white University of Cincinnati police officer was indicted on murder charges Wednesday for shooting an unarmed black man earlier this month.  “I’ve been doing this for 30 years,” the county prosecutor told reporters. “This is the most asinine act I’ve ever seen a police officer make, totally unwarranted.” (New York Times)

3.) More layoffs on the Iron Range were announced Wednesday. (MPR News)

4.) The Republican who lost to Gov. Mark Dayton last year will head up Florida Sen. Marco Rubio’s Minnesota campaign. (Star Tribune)

5.) A Philadelphia Democratic Congressman was indicted on corruption charges Wednesday. (NPR)

  • Fred

    Nothing on the stagnant Minnesota student test scores?