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Published May 17, 2011, 03:34 PM

Animal rights groups attend Minn. dog cruelty case

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) - Animal rights groups have turned out at a court hearing for a Minnesota man charged with trying to kill his dog. Twenty-four-year-old Benjamin Stavaas (STAH'-vuhs) of Battle Lake appeared in Otter Tail County Court on Monday.

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