ST. PAUL  (AP) - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders will meet for more budget talks with only four days left to prevent a government shutdown.

Dayton and Republicans are scheduled to meet at 3 p.m. Monday at the Capitol. That's a day after two and a half days of talks ended abruptly with no word of where things stood. All sides have been mum on whether they're making progress toward a budget deal that would avert a shutdown starting Friday.

A Ramsey County judge is expected to rule this week on how a shutdown would be handled. She is weighing who has the legal authority to continue state services.

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