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REGIONAL BRIEFS: Bear shot by game warden after attack on woman

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Bear shot by game warden after attack on woman

McGREGOR, Minn. -- A 72-year-old rural McGregor woman was bitten and clawed by a sow bear Monday evening in the woman's yard just outside her home.

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The woman received non-life-threatening injuries and the bear was killed when it charged at a state conservation officer about 200 yards from where the attack occurred, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resource said Wednesday.

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