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Minnesota delegation reacts to bin Laden's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota's congressional delegation reacts to the death of Osama bin Laden by urging constituents to remember the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001 and to remain vigilant.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar says the killing of bin Laden "brings a measure of justice" for the families of those lost to terrorism, including Tom Burnett of Minnesota. The architect of the Sept. 11 attacks was killed in a firefight with elite America forces Monday after he was tracked down in a hideout near the Pakistani military academy.

Congressman Tim Walz says bin Laden's death "marks a dark chapter" in the country's history. Walz says his thoughts are with the "brave men and women in uniform." U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen says bin Laden's death "marks a significant achievement in the fight against terrorism."

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