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Larry Shellito announces his retirement as leader of the Minnesota National Guard last summer. Then-Gov. Tim Pawlenty stands behind him. File photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau.

Woodbury resident Shellito to lead state VA

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ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's former adjutant general will be the next state veterans' affairs commissioner.

Gov. Mark Dayton this morning announced that Larry Shellito will head the Veterans' Affairs Department. It is the latest of a series of Dayton Cabinet announcements.


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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.