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ST. PAUL - Three days remain in the Minnesota legislative session and the Capitol is quiet this morning.

Gov. Tim Pawlenty spoke by telephone late Thursday with House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher, Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller, House Minority Leader Kurt Zellers and other lawmakers about budget negotiations, but there was no resolution to a nearly $3 billion deficit.


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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.