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Rep. Andrew Falk of Murdock listens Wednesday as lawmakers discuss the rural impacts of a bill that would set nurse staffing requirements at Minnesota hospitals.

Rural hospitals express concerns on staffing requirements

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ST. PAUL -- Rural hospitals could suffer under a proposal aimed at improving patient care, some health care officials and lawmakers say.

Ely hospital administrator John Fossum said a bill that would set state standards for how many registered nurses are on duty "could kill people."

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