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Court rules courts will stay open in shutdown

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ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's courts will remain open if much of state government shuts down, a retired judge ruled this afternoon.

"The Minnesota judicial branch shall continue to perform the functions of that branch necessary to fulfill its obligations and to ensure citizens' rights..." retired judge Bruce Christopherson wrote in an order a day after he heard arguments to keep the courts operating.

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