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Sauk Rapids mayor sentenced to jail time

SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — The mayor of Sauk Rapids will spend some time in jail for drunken driving.

Mayor Brad Gunderson pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated during a court appearance Tuesday afternoon. He was arrested in February after he was involved in a crash near his home.

KSTP-TV says the mayor was sentenced to 15 days in jail and ordered to pay a $900 fine. A complaint says Gunderson had a blood alcohol level that was more than three times the legal limit for driving. The mayor began his first term Jan. 1. Gunderson has said he won't resign.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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