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Minnesota NHL star charged with boating while intoxicated

Minnesota native Dustin Byfuglien, who plays for the Winnipeg Jets, has been charged with boating while intoxicated three weeks after his arrest on Lake Minnetonka. According to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s office, Byfuglien refused to take a blood or urine test
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Minnesota native Dustin Byfuglien, who plays for the Winnipeg Jets, has been charged with boating while intoxicated three weeks after his arrest on Lake Minnetonka. According to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s office, Byfuglien refused to take a blood or urine test

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