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Some Head Start programs may be eliminated if federal cuts are approved. (Photo by Getty Images/Brand X/ Thinkstock)

Federal cuts will likely hit gradually

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ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans may not know what the word means, but starting last Friday, they began to feel the impact of automatic and deep federal budget cuts known as "sequestration."


No one knows for sure how Minnesotans will be affected, but there is widespread agreement it will be felt.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.