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Economy may slow trials

DES MOINES (KWWL) -- The economic recession may force delays for trials waiting to be heard.

State Supreme Court Justice Marsha Ternus warned lawmakers yesterday of possible furloughs in the court system due to tightening budgets.

She spoke during her annual Condition of the Courts Address.

Ternus warns any court furloughs would put a strain on the system and slow service.

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