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The ruling, which dropped nearly a week after petitions were heard in court and in the midst of budget talks on Wednesday, opted to continue funding for some state services in a shutdown, including nursing homes, correctional facilities and veteran homes. Gearin's ruling said the petition filed by Attorney General Lori Swanson was too broad, and sided mostly with the hard shutdown advocated by the governor.

Dayton: Gearin’s ruling is the ‘middle ground’

The ruling, which dropped nearly a week after petitions were heard in court and in the midst of budget talks on Wednesday, opted to continue funding for some state services in a shutdown, including nursing homes, correctional facilities and veteran homes. Gearin's ruling said the petition filed by Attorney General Lori Swanson was too broad, and sided mostly with the hard shutdown advocated by the governor.

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