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Tue July 5, 2011
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Minn. Residents Want Government Shutdown To End

In Minnesota, the state government has been shut down since Friday. Days of around-the-clock talks failed to produce a deal last week between the Republican-controlled legislature and the Democratic governor. There were no new budget negotiations over the holiday weekend. Frustrated residents lined parade routes and shouted at waving politicians, telling them to "get back to work."

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