By Eric Roper and Rachel E. Stassen-Berger
Walking out of his car and to the state Capitol, Gov. Mark Dayton appeared to lose hope that a budget deal would come together.
"It doesn't look likely," Dayton said.
His new pessimism adds to that of DFL leaders.
Budget negotiations broke up several hours ago with no moves to reconvene.
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Dayton on Friday named six appointees to the board that oversees MnSCU's system planning, budget and sets tuition and fees.
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