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Minnesota committee to study Capitol security

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ST. PAUL -- A dormant state security committee is being reactivated to discuss how the public, state employees and Minnesota officials should be protected in the Capitol complex.


Gov. Mark Dayton, top legislators and others made that announcement Tuesday after meeting in the governor's office.

"Our principal concern in the meeting was ... how do we protect the public," Dayton told reporters afterwards.

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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.