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Detroit Lakes, Minn., woman gets scare when bitten by venomous spider

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DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- Rita Alaniz got a pre-Halloween scare she likely won't forget anytime soon.

As she was walking through her kitchen this past week in rural Detroit Lakes, she said she noticed a spider inching toward her 1-year-old nephew.


It wasn't a typical spider, though, and she said there was something about the way it was moving that creeped her out.

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