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ST. PAUL - Negotiators got down to business on priority legislation Thursday as Minnesota lawmakers look to go home for the year this weekend.


The most progress came after Gov. Tim Pawlenty and legislative leaders spent much of Thursday afternoon and evening negotiating behind closed doors. They emerged after 11 p.m. having reached agreement on two key issues.

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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.