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Polls open at 7 a.m. By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers The 2014 General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 4. Residents of Champlin and Dayton will be able to cast their ballots for area city council positions, including mayors and city council, along with candidates for the Third Congressional District, State Representatives, Hennepin County Attorney and [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers The Dayton City Council and staff met to congratulate two newly appointed firefighters and to promote Paul Enga as Dayton’s new Police Chief. The council also discussed the possible extension of Jonquil Lane with residents during open forum and reviewed several other items involving fire truck bids, street maintenance, [...]

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By Joe Nathan  Guest Columnist Here are five questions you might want to ask school board candidates or members running for re-election this fall. Because schools play a huge role in making communities attractive places to live and work, you might also talk with the other board members, whose seats aren’t up for election, about [...]

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The number of deaths due to heroin overdose is more than seven times what is was in 2008 in the Twin Cities area, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s office. Since 1995, the number of teens between the ages of 12 and 17 who have tried heroin has increased by more than 300 percent. “Every [...]

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To the Editor: Does the Dayton City Council support the people of their town, or businesses? I want to tell you about my experience. I learned last spring about a business coming to my neighborhood. I wrote letters to every member of the city council and hand delivered them to city hall. Now, you would [...]

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By CHRISTIAAN TARBOX Sun POST Newspapers As the West African Ebola outbreak intensifies, public health officials here in Minnesota are ramping up efforts to ensure that such an epidemic never occurs in the state and beyond. After news broke that Liberian national Thomas Duncan was the first confirmed diagnosed case of the deadly virus in [...]

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