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Dairy farmer Pat Lunemann of Clarissa, Minn., talks about economic problems in his industry Friday, as he joined Gov. Tim Pawlenty and others in announcing cheese and pork donations to food shelves. Don Davis / State Capitol Bureau

Minnesota farmers helping needy

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ST. PAUL - Minnesota farmers are donating $115,000 worth of pork and cheese to food shelves around the state, taking the money out of funds that generally promote agriculture sales.

In a time when pork and dairy industries are hurting as bad as they ever have, some say the largely symbolic effort could be a turning point.

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