Minnesota Government Shutdown

    The Card Casnio at Canterbury Park reopened at 10 o’clock a.m. Thursday July 21, 2011, in Shakopee, Minn., after the state government shutdown ended. Minnesota’s government is reopening for business after a nearly three-week shutdown closed state parks, laid off some 22,000 public workers and demonstrated the wide reach of state agencies. (AP Photo/Genevieve Ross)