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State legislators close to budget compromise

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -- Governor Culver and legislative leaders say they are closing in on a new state budget -- the final deal needed to end this year's session. Lawmakers are crafting a roughly 5.3 billion dollar budget.

They've already approved a restructuring plan estimated to save about 1.27 million dollars.

The final issue remaining -- is a bonding plan Culver is pushing in an effort to create jobs.

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