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Tornado Kills 1 in Minneapolis

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – At least one person has died in a tornado that struck Minneapolis.

City spokeswoman Sara Dietrich said the death was confirmed by the Hennepin County medical examiner. She had no other immediate details.

The tornado struck a residential northern portion of the city Sunday afternoon, damaging scores of homes and toppling hundreds of trees. At least 18 people suffered minor injuries.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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