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Lt. Gov. Prettner Solon won't seek re-election on Dayton ticket

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ST. PAUL - Yvonne Prettner Solon plans to return home to Duluth a year from now after announcing Tuesday that she will not be Gov. Mark Dayton's running mate again.


The psychologist and former state senator said she will leave state government when her term expires because of family reasons, saying her father died last year and her mother's health is not good.

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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.