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Pawlenty lays out budget cuts

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Minnesota's cities, counties and poor people in need of health care would be most affected by Gov. Tim Pawlenty's plan to balance the state budget.

Pawlenty this morning announced that he would cut:

-$250 million from city and county aid, the second time in a year they have faced a similar-sized cut.

-$347 million from health-care programs, affecting 40,000 people.

-$387 million from other health-care funding, although federal funds are supposed to replace it.

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