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Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Eric Magnuson (left) and 8th District Chief Judge Paul Nelson stopped in Stevens County District Court Monday as part of a two-day, 13-county tour of the district.

Chief Justice: 'We just don't have the money'

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By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

Minnesota's judicial system was spared from ever deeper budget cuts that had been proposed when Gov. Tim Pawlenty earlier this month made unilateral reductions in the state's budget for the next two years.


But, "we're not out of the woods yet," said 8th Judicial District Chief Judge Paul Nelson.

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