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File Photo: Gov. Tim Pawlenty said the state needs to trim its budget, even though a budget report was better than expected. (Don Davis/State Capitol bureau)

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ST. PAUL - Federal money may have saved Minnesota's budget this year, and will help the next two-year spending cycle, but state leaders warn that economic problems are far from over.


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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.