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Minnesota Orchestra runs biggest deficit in 109-year history

The orchestra reports it came in $2.9 million short (on a budget of $30.4 million). The Star Tribune says it's just one of dozens of major orchestras across the country that are struggling.
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The orchestra reports it came in $2.9 million short (on a budget of $30.4 million). The Star Tribune says it's just one of dozens of major orchestras across the country that are struggling.

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