'Grinch' attempts to steal Christmas in St. Paul

Copper thieves have targeted the holiday lights display in St. Paul's Phalen Park three times in the last week, Kare11 is reporting. The thieves went after heavy electrical cords, which will cost upwards of $2,500 to replace.
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Copper thieves have targeted the holiday lights display in St. Paul's Phalen Park three times in the last week, Kare11 is reporting. The thieves went after heavy electrical cords, which will cost upwards of $2,500 to replace.

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