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Branches bumping

Paul Anderson, center, an associate justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court, uses a basketball analogy and students Shantel Kelly, left, and Jen Knake, right, to show what can happen when the three branches of government bump against each other. Anderson spoke Friday at Willmar Senior High School during an assembly program about United States government. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)