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Published May 13, 2010, 09:10 AM

Minnesota Budget

Minnesota's legislative session is hurtling toward a midnight Sunday deadline with no deal on a $3 billion budget deficit.

By: Associated Press, WDAZ

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's legislative session is hurtling toward a midnight Sunday deadline with no deal on a $3 billion budget deficit.

Budget talks are expected to resume Thursday.

Negotiations between Gov. Tim Pawlenty and top legislators yielded no breakthrough on Wednesday. After the talks let out, Democrats who run the Legislature defied another veto threat and sent the Republican governor a health and welfare package he opposes.

It was their last chance to pass a bill with enough time guaranteed to override a veto.

Democrats are pushing to make the bill's key provision - an expansion of Medicaid health care for poor adults - part of a final deal.

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