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Ward: Jobs should be Job No. 1


Rep. John Ward, DFL-Brainerd, touted the DFL jobs plan at a news conference at Central Lakes College, maintaining that job creation and retention should be the Legislature’s top priority.

Appearing with Ward was Rep. Tim Mahoney, DFL-St. Paul. Also part of the event were officials from comments related to jobs and job training from representatives of the college, the Brainerd Lakes Chamber and the Brainerd School District, who made comments related to jobs and job training.

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Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
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