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Fierce reactions follow the decision to back out of a grant-funded fellowship to expand the practice and training of reproductive health and abortion services.
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Republican Leaders speak to the media after meeting with Governor Mark Dayton, looking for a compromise on last minute bills.

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Leaders of the Republican-majority Legislature remain at odds with DFL Gov. Mark Dayton over taxes, school funding and other issues.
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