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States Strain to Cover Budget Shortfalls

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States Strain to Cover Budget Shortfalls

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States Strain to Cover Budget Shortfalls

States Strain to Cover Budget Shortfalls

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Monday marks the end of the fiscal year for many states. Since 49 states are required by law to balance their budgets, the current economic slump is forcing some bookkeeping gimmicks. NPR's Scott Horsley reports.