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Shutdown warning letters issued to Minnesotans

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

More than 600,000 residents 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 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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