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Sen. Mary Olson, DFL-Bemidji, introduces Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, a 2010 Democratic candidate for governor, during a fundraiser Wednesday night at her rural Bemidji home. Olson also used the occasion to announce her bid for re-election. Pioneer Photo/Brad Swenson

DFL candidate for governor: Rybak would be honest about state budget

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Minnesota, facing a steep state budget deficit, will have to raise taxes -- but it will also need tough budget management, says Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak.


Rybak, a 2010 DFL candidate for governor, said Wednesday night that he'd at least be honest about the state budget, which is more than Gov. Tim Pawlenty and other Republicans are.

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