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Rice Hospital nurses hold rally as mediation talks begin today


WILLMAR -- Registered nurses at Rice Memorial Hospital wore red T-shirts and held handmade signs in a show of solidarity this morning as mediation got under way between hospital management and the nurses' bargaining unit.

The 220 RNs represented by the local unit of the Minnesota Nurses Association have been working without a contract since the beginning of the year.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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