MN bank robberies jump in December, FBI not sure why

The rate of year-end bank robberies is nearly triple what it was a year ago. A robbery at the Glenwood State Bank in Alexandria Thursday makes it 67 statewide in 2011.
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The rate of year-end bank robberies is nearly triple what it was a year ago. A robbery at the Glenwood State Bank in Alexandria Thursday makes it 67 statewide in 2011.

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