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Rumors of violence kept FHS quiet Friday

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Sometimes, kids say the darndest things. And sometimes those things get blown out of proportion and cause some really big problems.

That's what happened at Farmington High School over the past couple of weeks - a few students had some arguments. Harsh words were spoken. Some of those words were misconstrued. Interpretations were made. Comments were posted on the Internet, and before long, the rumor of a planned school shooting surfaced.

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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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