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Judge: No to Dayton on budget mediation

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Ramsey County judge has denied Gov. Mark Dayton's request to order stalled budget talks into mediation and ruled against four senators who sought to keep the court out of the budget process.


Chief Judge Kathleen Gearin made the rulings Thursday during a hearing expected to address the size and scope of a looming government shutdown.

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