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Gov. Jan Brewer provides details Wednesday of the deal reached to finally settle the 33-year-old lawsuit charging the state is not meeting its legal obligations to provide care for the seriously mentally ill. (Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer)

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Landmark Case: State reaches settlement in providing services to seriously mentally ill

State officials and mental health advocates approved an historic deal Wednesday to provide more services for the seriously mentally ill, bringing to an end a 33-year-old lawsuit.