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Minnesota appears on FBI's list of hot spots for human trafficking

The international port at Duluth, the border with Canada, and a thriving mail-order bride business are all factors that bring young victims of the sex trade to Minnesota.
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The international port at Duluth, the border with Canada, and a thriving mail-order bride business are all factors that bring young victims of the sex trade to Minnesota.

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