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On a difficult day for cops, lots of Minnesotans said thank you

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It has not been quiet week in the land of Lake Wobegon.

A fatal shooting during a traffic stop ... demonstrations, vigils, national attention ... then tragic news from Dallas about the police officers killed there.

It was enough to make a Twitter user in the Duluth area extend a note of appreciation to the local police officers.

https://twitter.com/Makoons9/status/751425401268760576

https://twitter.com/DuluthMNPolice/status/751483587971674113

And that sort of exchange was not unusual around Minnesota (and western Wisconsin) Friday.

Here's a sampling from social media:

https://twitter.com/RosevilleMN_PD/status/751505650514092033

https://www.facebook.com/563774980358892/photos/a.564742056928851.1073741828.563774980358892/1090451974357854/?type=3&theater

https://twitter.com/BurnsvillePD/status/751473412086849536

https://www.facebook.com/ShakopeePD/photos/a.234258566699044.1073741828.233378116787089/500530763405155/?type=3&theater

https://twitter.com/BoydHuppert/status/751558903352037376

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