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I thought that after a tough and divisive Legislative session in 2011 resulting in a shutdown of government for about 20 days, significant cuts to local government aid and very little help from the state to help Minnesota citizens recover from a deep recession that this year would be different.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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