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Pilot project tests photo coverage in Minn. courts


ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Several Minnesota courthouses have been opened to journalists' cameras, part of a pilot program that could lead to expanded photo and video coverage of state trials.

One hearing Friday in Stearns County involved post-trial motions in a banking-fraud case. Attorneys and the judge said the cameras didn't affect those proceedings, but the lawyers worried that cameras could cause problems for witnesses testifying in other cases.

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