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Crew workers clean up 13 derailed railroad cars Tuesday afternoon in Mahnomen, Minn. Herald photo by Sarah Kolberg.

Derailed train spills canola oil in Mahnomen, cleanup continues

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In the wake of a 13-car train derailment Monday evening in Mahnomen, Minn., crews today were cleaning up a large spill of canola oil, Canadian Pacific spokesman Jeff Johnson said.


"There was no injuries, and there was no safety concerns for the public," Johnson said, adding that the derailment occurred in an industrial area of town.

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