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Prosecutors: Minnesota tourists trying to have 'some fun' admit to false robbery claims in Chicago

CHICAGO - A pair of Minnesotan tourists fabricated a story about getting robbed at knifepoint by three men in Chicago's Loop and told police they were just trying to have "some fun," prosecutors said Sunday.

Katie Mager, 27, of Apple Valley, Minn., and Ryan Reiersgaard, 27, of

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