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Judges Block Rapist’s Bid For More Freedom

A convicted rapist won’t gain more freedom from a Minnesota program that confines more than 600 dangerous sex offenders after they leave prison.

05/18/2012

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Report: Worst Of Minn.’s Worst Need More Treatment

A three-judge panel hears a second day of testimony Friday on whether a man committed to Minnesota’s sex offender treatment program is ready for more freedom.

03/11/2011

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Expert Says Minn. Sex Offender Still A Psychopath

An expert hired by the state says a Minnesota sex offender seeking greater freedom isn’t ready for it.

03/11/2011

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Panel To Hear More Testimony On Minn. Sex Offender

A three-judge panel hears a second day of testimony Friday on whether a man committed to Minnesota’s sex offender treatment program is ready for more freedom.

03/11/2011

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Minn. Sex Offender Asks Judges For Release

A convicted sexual predator seeking an extremely rare release from Minnesota’s sexual offender treatment program was confronted Friday by one of his victims, who rejected the man’s claim that he no longer poses a threat.

03/04/2011

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Minn. Sex Offender Could Be Freed From Program

John Rydberg showed no mercy on the night in 1975 when he broke into a rural Wisconsin home and raped a young couple as their son slept upstairs — or four years later, when he raped a Minnesota woman at knifepoint in front of her children.

03/03/2011

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