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Magnuson stepping down as chief justice

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ST. PAUL -- Chief Justice Eric Magnuson, who helped oversee a U.S. Senate recount and argued against massive budget cuts, will leave office June 30 after two years on Minnesota's highest court.

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His Thursday announcement came just days before the Minnesota Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a case challenging Gov. Tim Pawlenty's authority to unilaterally cut the state budget.

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