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Rice Hospital, nurses reach tentative agreement

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

After an intense day of negotiations, a tentative agreement was reached late Friday. The union will vote Feb. 10 on whether to accept the new contract.

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Anne Polta

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

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