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State Sen. Michael Rubio, D-Bakesfield, center, passes out candy to Senators Bill Emmerson, R-Hemet, left, and Anthony Cannella, R-Ceres, before the start of the Senate session at the state Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Both houses of the Legislature approved the 2012-13 state budget and sent it to the governor. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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