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Published May 13, 2009, 12:45 PM

Judge declares mistrial in deputy's lawsuit

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — A judge has declared a mistrial in a personal injury lawsuit filed by a Grand Forks County sheriff's deputy in a hit-and-run case, citing a juror's comment. Judge Laurie Fontaine said a juror who "had a bit of information about the case" commented about it in front of other jurors and that tainted the jury.

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