Minnesota Killings Underline Problems on Reservation

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Monday's high school shootings renew concerns about conditions at the Red Lake Chippewa Indian Reservation, which is largely closed to outsiders and where poverty and unemployment are chronic problems. Just a few years ago, the father of Jeff Weise, the alleged teenage gunman, committed suicide after a standoff with police.

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