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ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's meeting with legislative leaders over security issues has been pushed back a few days, but some lawmakers feel pretty safe in the Capitol as it is.


Dayton wants to meet with lawmakers to discuss Capitol safety after the Arizona shootings raised question about public officials' security.

Rep. Tony Cornish, R-Good Thunder, is one of a few lawmakers who carry concealed handguns in the Capitol.

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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.