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Dayton’s State of the State address is at noon Wednesday


Gov. Mark Dayton will present his first State of the State address at noon Wednesday in the state Capitol’s House Chamber.

With only five-and-a-half weeks in office, the new governor won’t have all the answers, but it will be interesting to see where he’s headed in the face of a Republican-controlled Legislature.

Don’t expect to see lawmakers line up hours early to get good seats, a la the State of the Union in Washington, but we’ll watch to see if the recent national bipartisan cordiality — fueled by the Giffords shooting and reinforced with the intermingled seating at SOTU — will prevail in the reception of Wednesday’s speech.