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52 minors charged in Moorhead house party bust

Police say 60 people were detained while over 40 fled on foot during a house party raid Saturday morning. Three of the home's residents were charged with violating the city’s social host ordinance.
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Police say 60 people were detained while over 40 fled on foot during a house party raid Saturday morning. Three of the home's residents were charged with violating the city’s social host ordinance.

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