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ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Appeals Court  on Monday ordered a sex offender to remain in a treatment program.

About the time that order was posted, a federal judge elsewhere in St. Paul was hearing that he may be asked to free some sex offenders in the same program.


Dezeray Marie Roblero-Barrios is not ready to be released, Appeals Judge John P. Smith wrote for the three-judge appeals court.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.