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Governor to release budget "priorities" on Thursday

Gov. Charlie Crist will release his budget "priorities" on Thursday, calling it a "very challenging'' plan that "Florida can be very proud of and is very compassionate.'' If the Legislature adopts the plan, it will require an extraordinary vote because it will use non-recurring money for recurring needs beyond the 3 percent allowed by law.