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CRIME AND COURT ROUNDUP: Appeals court upheld Buffalo County's approval for a frac-sand mine

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WAUSAU -- A proposed frac-sand mine appears to have the green light in far western Wisconsin, after a state appeals court upheld Buffalo County's approval of the project.  A three-judge panel in Wausau yesterday affirmed a circuit judge's refusal to overturn a conditional use permit for R-and-J Rolling Acres to run a 125-acre silica-sand operation.  Mike O'Connor of rural Gilmanton objected to higher traffic volumes of heavy trucks going to-and-from the mining site.

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