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Minnesota Killings Underline Problems on Reservation

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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As NPR's Miami correspondent, Greg Allen reports on the diverse issues and developments tied to the Southeast. He covers everything from breaking news to economic and political stories to arts and environmental stories. He moved into this role in 2006, after four years as NPR's Midwest correspondent.
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