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Court appearance for man accused of shooting Mahnomen deputy postponed

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The scheduled court appearance for Thomas Lee Fairbanks on Thursday has been postponed to March 5. Daniel Kurt Vernier to appear in court as scheduled Thursday.

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Fairbanks, 32, of Mahnomen, is accused of shooting Mahnomen County Sheriff's deputy Chris Dewey on Feb. 18. He faces 22 counts, including one count each of first- and second-degree attempted murder as well as various assault charges for firing at other law enforcement officers.

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