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The Oregonian, Portland, OR, 12/5/85

Saturday, February 1, 1986

Sounds "like somebody [driving] a bulldozer" through his door awakened Portland, Oreg., apartment dweller Minuard Cook, who grabbed a handgun and met the intruder in his dining room. When the intruder kept coming toward him, Cook shot. The burglar, a convicted robber on temporary release, was killed.

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