July 14, 2011 10:53 ET

KARE 11 News at 10 p.m. to Feature Live Conversation With Governor Mark Dayton and Speaker of the House Kurt Zellers

July 14 Newscast Gives Community Opportunity to Share Their Voice in the State Shutdown

GOLDEN VALLEY, MN--(Marketwire - Jul 14, 2011) - KARE 11 will host a live exclusive interview during KARE 11 News at 10 p.m. Thursday, July 14 with Governor Mark Dayton and Speaker of the House Kurt Zellers on the eve of the two week anniversary of the State government shutdown.

"The shutdown affects every person in our state," said John Remes, KARE 11 president and General Manager. "From the feedback we are getting we know our viewers and our community want us to take the time on our newscast for thoughtful conversation. We will give our community and online users a chance to share their voice and weigh in at this important time."

The exclusive conversation with KARE 11 anchors Julie Nelson and Mike Pomeranz along with analysis from KARE 11 political reporter John Croman will broadcast live on KARE 11 News at 10 p.m. and will also be streamed live on People can post questions and thoughts on the government stalemate on KARE 11's Facebook page, on Twitter with hashtag #kareshutdown or by emailing from now throughout the live broadcast, Thursday, July 14.

Editor's Note: The studio will be closed to the public and media. The broadcast may be recorded and used with proper credit to KARE 11. KARE 11 will provide professional still images immediately following the broadcast.

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