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Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton meets Monday, March 25, 2013, with Moorhead-area residents during one of his "Meetings with Mark" to get reaction to his proposed budget. It includes a new income tax rate on the top 2 percent of earners. (Michael Vosburg/Forum News Service)

Dayton hears about smoking border battle

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MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Frank Orton made sure Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton understands problems he faces in competing against North Dakota stores.


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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.