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Letters warn of shutdown: Minnesotans hearing directly from state officials

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Minnesotans are beginning to hear directly from state officials what a government shutdown could mean to them.

More than 600,000 Minnesotans are opening letters from the Department of Human Services this week warning that their health-care and other benefits could stop if the state runs out of money on July 1.


Gov. Mark Dayton said the letters prove people around the state would be affected by a shutdown, caused by a budget impasse.

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