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Hundreds attend Rochester benefit for slain Lake City police officer's family

About a half-dozen bands performed at Mayo Civic Center Saturday as part of a fundraiser organized by Shawn Schneider's uncle. Officer Schneider was shot December 19 in the line of duty and later died. All the proceeds raised are going to support his wife and three young children.
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About a half-dozen bands performed at Mayo Civic Center Saturday as part of a fundraiser organized by Shawn Schneider's uncle. Officer Schneider was shot December 19 in the line of duty and later died. All the proceeds raised are going to support his wife and three young children.

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