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Ward: Jobs should be Job No. 1

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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.


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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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