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ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton said Minnesota should move toward cleaner energy and set a goal to eliminate power use from coal-fired plants, he told hundreds gathered at the Capitol.

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Those at the Monday rally pushed lawmakers to pass legislation setting solar electricity generation standards for utility companies, encouraging solar production and shifting to other energy production methods.

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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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