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Budget talks 'at a little bit of an impasse'

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ST. PAUL - Legislative leaders and Gov. Tim Pawlenty ignored Sunday's beautiful weather - 67 degrees and sunny skies - and huddled in the Capitol for a second straight day of closed-door talks designed to end the 2008 Legislature.


Talks went into the night, and an overall session-ending deal appeared unlikely before Monday, at the earliest.

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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.