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It's one of those twists you just cannot make up. But after denying access to a seven-year-old police report because…

It’s one of those twists you just cannot make up. But after denying access to a seven-year-old police report because of "privacy concerns", police officials in St. Paul, Minn., were angry to learn that the report had been obtained anyway, and so subpoenaed the private cell phone records of a reporter and one of its own employees. Police concerns over privacy seem to be somewhat selective, to say the least.