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Administrator Sue Klabo of the Mahnomen Health Center warns lawmakers that proposed budget reductions to hospitals will hurt rural health care facilities. Tribune photo by Scott Wente

Hospitals plead state officials to reconsider cuts; rural areas will feel sting most

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ST. PAUL -- Sue Klabo said Minnesota hospitals like the one she leads face "grave" circumstances if state policymakers make deep health-care budget cuts.

Klabo said her Mahnomen Health Center in northwestern Minnesota is treating a growing number of patients who are uninsured or rely on government-subsidized programs, but faces potential budget reductions that threaten the center's viability.

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