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Published June 06, 2011, 12:12 PM

GOP offers to meet Dayton on K-12, cops, courts

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican leaders agreed Monday to meet Gov. Mark Dayton's funding levels for Minnesota schools, courts and public safety in the next two-year budget, but they refused to increase their overall spending cap of $34 billion, leaving the two sides still far apart with the threat of a state government shutdown in less than a month.

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