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Copper thieves move from construction sites to potato farms

STEVENS POINT, Wis. (AP) — Thieves have been stealing irrigation wire from potato farms in central Wisconsin, endangering one of the state's bigger cash crops. Portage County police Sgt. Gary Koehmsteadt said thefts of the copper wire have forced the shutdown of large irrigation rigs that supply water to the potato fields. The copper may be worth ...

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