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In Minnesota Budget Shutdown, Both Sides Have Options

As Minnesota's government shutdown drags on, Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislators are likely seeking a way out.

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Minnesota Zoo Re-Opens Despite State Government Shutdown

The Minnesota Zoo has reopened despite the state government shutdown, thanks to a judge's ruling earlier this weekend.

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Heat Buckles Roads Near St. Cloud, Twin Cities

Extreme heat is causing roads to buckle near St. Cloud and the Twin Cities. But with the state government shutdown, it's going to take longer to get those roads fixed.

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Shutdown List: Minnesota Services Affected by Government Shutdown

There's a lot of confusion over what's open and what's closed during the state government shutdown. Here's the latest comprehensive list on Day 1 of The Great Minnesota Government Shutdown.

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Surrounded by their Republican colleagues, Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch and House Speaker Kurt Zellers address the Capitol press corps June 30 after Gov. Mark Dayton announced no deal was reached to prevent a state government shutdown.  (Twitpic, MNHouseInfo)
Surrounded by their Republican colleagues, Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch and House Speaker Kurt Zellers address the Capitol press corps June 30 after Gov. Mark Dayton announced no deal was reached to prevent a state government shutdown. (Twitpic, MNHouseInfo)
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Minnesota State Government Shuts Down

Minnesota state government has shut down for the second time in six years after political leaders couldn't agree on how to solve a $5 billion budget deficit.

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Shutdown: Minnesota State Parks Closing Ahead of Independence Day Weekend

The threat of a Minnesota government shutdown is prompting officials to close state parks just ahead of the busy Fourth of July weekend.

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Rank-and-File GOP Minnesota Lawmakers Fear Shutdown

Many rank-and-file Republican state lawmakers are waiting in their Capitol offices as they hold out hope that their own legislative leaders and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton make a budget deal to head off a state government shutdown.

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UPDATE: Talks Resume to Avoid Minnesota Government Shutdown

Budget talks to avoid a wide-ranging state government shutdown have resumed in Minnesota.

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Minnesota Lawmakers, Governor Race to Avert State Government Shutdown Tonight

High legislative drama is playing out at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul today as lawmakers race to avert a state government shutdown.

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4 Days To Shutdown, No Budget Deal In Minnesota

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.

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