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Gov. Tim Pawlenty announces budget changes Tuesday, showing more spending in the next two years but less in the following budget.

Economy worse, but Pawlenty ups spending

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ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Pawlenty's newest budget plan, released Tuesday, increases education, courts and other spending, despite a worsening economy.

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And he still opposes raising state taxes, although Democrats say his policies would force nearly $2 billion higher local property taxes.

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