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OLIVIA -- The body of Spc. James Wertish is expected to arrive today in Olivia.

Wertish, 20, of rural Olivia, was one of three Minnesotan soldiers killed in a missile attack on the evening of July 16 near Basra, Iraq. He was a member of the National Guard with the "Red Bulls" of the 34th Infantry Division.


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