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Pawlenty vetoes health, education bills

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ST. PAUL - It appears there may be no health care reform and hockey probably will not be Minnesota's state sport any time soon.

Gov. Tim Pawlenty Tuesday vetoed a bill designed to begin reforming the state's health care system. He also vetoed an education measure that, among other things, would have raised the mandatory school attendance age from 16 to 18 and made hockey the state sport.

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The vetoes came early Tuesday evening, just before budget talks broke off.

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