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Gov. Mark Dayton speaks to a Farmfest visitor Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Later, Dayton told reporters that he expects to call a special legislative session on Sept. 9 and he wants to investigate to make sure the Vikings owners have not lied to Minnesota in stadium talks. (Don Davis/Forum News Service)

Special session could dump ag tax

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REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. -- Gov. Mark Dayton says he is willing to overturn a new sales tax on farm implement repair when the Legislature next month meets to appropriate money for disaster relief.


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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.