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ST. PAUL -- Optimism was in short supply Friday around the Minnesota Capitol, two weeks before a government shutdown could begin.

No high-level budget discussions occurred, and none were expected this weekend after a Thursday disagreement between Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders.


Preparations continued for a shutdown.

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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.