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MAHNOMEN, Minn. - Two men arrested after a more than eight-hour standoff with authorities here Wednesday following the shooting of a sheriff's deputy have had previous run-ins with the law.


Thomas Lee Fairbanks, 32, and Daniel Kurt Vernier, 27, both surrendered at different times Wednesday after barricading themselves in a mobile home for several hours after the shooting.

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