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Cities begin pro-aid push

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ST. PAUL -- Cities across Minnesota launched a public relations campaign to save state aid they receive, saying proposed budget cuts would cost police, fire and library jobs.

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Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who wants to reduce those payments, said that cities could save some of those jobs by firing their lobbyists, such as those who organized the Web site.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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