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Grand Forks city leaders say mud run participants don’t have to wear life jackets in Red

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Against the advice of the police and fire chiefs, a Grand Forks City Council committee recommended allowing participants in an upcoming race to swim across the Red River without requiring life jackets.

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The Service/Safety Committee said Tuesday that the city should waive a law banning swimming in the river for the Extreme North Dakota Uff Da Mud Run on Sept. 6.

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Charly Haley
Charly Haley covers city government for the Grand Forks Herald. As night reporter, she also has many general assignments. Haley is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead, and her hometown is Sartell, Minn. Read more of her reporting about the city of Grand Forks at citystreetbeat.areavoices.com.
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