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New mayor Hodges wants more for Minneapolis


MINNEAPOLIS -- Newly elected Mayor Betsy Hodges on Monday said she wants Minneapolis to be “more than just a great city.”

“That is our call, Minneapolis,” Hodges said during her inaugural address, “to be more than just a great city, to be a new city: shining as a beacon brightly enough to show our nation and the world that when we come together as a people, in government and in community, it is possible to be transformed.”

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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.