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Bakdash gets 40 years in Dinkytown deaths

A man who drove drunk and ran over three University of Minnesota students has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. Prosecutors say he ran over the students on purpose after an argument at a bar.
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A man who drove drunk and ran over three University of Minnesota students has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. Prosecutors say he ran over the students on purpose after an argument at a bar.

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