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INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man is facing extradition from Texas in the death of his wife that he attributed to a totem pole accident.


Carl Muggli told police he and Linda Muggli were carving a totem pole in their garage near International Falls last November when it fell out of its cradle and onto his wife, killing her. The couple operated a totem pole business.

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