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Officials: Domesticated deer were health threat

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FOREST LAKE, Minn. (AP) — Forest Lake residents who took in two deer seven months ago are angry that police shot and killed the animals in their yard over the weekend, but the Department of Natural Resources said the deer posed a health threat and had authorities known, they likely would not have given the homeowners permission to put collars on the deer.


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