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DNR investigating 'unusual' bear attack near Superior

"It would be extremely unusual if how it was reported is the way it happened," a wildlife official tells the Duluth News Tribune.
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"It would be extremely unusual if how it was reported is the way it happened," a wildlife official tells the Duluth News Tribune.

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