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MINNESOTA NEWS BRIEFS: German prosecutors looking into Minnesota man accused of war crimes

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BONN, Germany - German prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation of a Minnesota man who has been accused of commanding of a Nazi-led unit during World War II, to determine whether there is enough evidence to charge 94-year-old Michael Karkoc with war crimes.

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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