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Five people treated and released after mysterious odor sickens workers

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UPDATED 3:26 p.m.

FARGO - The mystery gas may not be methane after all.

The source of a mysterious odor that made three workers ill this morning at a construction site in downtown Fargo was apparently discovered this afternoon after two of the workers - fresh from being treated and released from MeritCare Hospital - returned to the site and smelled the odor again, said Dave Asplin, owner of Asplin Excavating.


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