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Minn. child-care operator's license revoked after stabbing investigation

The Minnesota Department of Human Services revokes a Duluth woman's child-care license after an investigation concludes she stabbed a household member in front of children.
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The Minnesota Department of Human Services revoked a Duluth woman's child-care license after after an investigation concluded that she stabbed a household member in front of children, The Associated Press reported.

The department notified Nicole Marie Ek this week that her license had been revoked. She can appeal the ruling.

Ek’s license was suspended on May 31 after the department determined that the "health, safety and rights of children" in her care "were in imminent risk of harm," reported the Duluth News Tribune.

Ek had been licensed to care up to 12 children in her home, according to the department.

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