CHICAGO - Minnesota's Finance Department unveiled a new revenue forecast yesterday that blames the national economic slump for a $935 million hole in the state's current budget, more than double the amount forecast three months ago.

The deficit going into the fiscal 2010-11 biennium, that begins July 1, 2009, rose to $1.1 billion from a previous estimate of $211 million. When that figure is adjusted for inflationary increases, the figure rises by another $1 billion.

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