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Lawmakers return for countdown to final exit


ST. PAUL (AP) — Fresh off a 10-day break, Minnesota lawmakers dig in Monday for a final push to rack up accomplishments and election-year talking points before turning full attention to campaigning.

The high hopes of January’s session launch have given way to the hard realities that treasured proposals will be tossed aside or scaled back to suit a Capitol power structure where Republicans run the Legislature and a Democrat is in the governor’s office.

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