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Dayton suspends sex offender releases

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ST. PAUL — Governor Mark Dayton temporarily slammed the door on releasing anyone from the Minnesota Sex Offender Program Wednesday, although a judicial panel will continue its consideration of releasing three offenders.

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Dayton ordered Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson to stop consideration of further releases until he and the Legislature can update state law next year.

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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.
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