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MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Minnesota soldier critically injured in Afghanistan

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A Minnesota Army Ranger was critically hurt when a bomb exploded in a house in Afghanistan during a fight between insurgents and NATO-led coalition forces.  A Taliban spokesman says there was also a suicide bomber in the house, who caused a second explosion when coalition forces arrived to help the injured. 

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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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