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FPD looking into unusual theft of copper wire


Farmington police are looking into a copper wire theft that may well fall under the "What will they think of next?" category.

In the middle of the night between June 17 and June 18, someone apparently stole copper line right out of the base of several light poles at Farmington High School and the McDonald's parking lot.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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