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Posted: Friday, March 1, 2013 8:00 pm | Updated: 9:17 pm, Fri Mar 1, 2013.

The full effects of the sequestration in southeastern Minnesota remain to be seen, but many agencies are bracing for cutbacks.

On Friday, President Barack Obama signed an order authorizing the government to begin cutting $85 billion from federal accounts, officially enacting across-the-board reductions that he opposed but failed to avert.

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