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Minnesota nurses strike over health insurance


Almost 5,000 nurses in Minnesota go on strike after being forced to sign up for a corporate health care plan they say will force them to pay higher deductibles. Rough Cut - subtitled (no reporter narration).

Added on the 19/06/2016 20:42:18 - Copyright : Reuters EN

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