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ST. PAUL - Current economic conditions could cost the state a college, the Minnesota Colleges and Universities system chancellor warns.


"This is such as difficult challenge that the board has suggested that everything is on the table," James McCormick told the state Senate Higher Education Committee Thursday.

McCormick said, however, that no college is targeted and a decision to close a school has not been made.

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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.