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Opening statements begin in Huron rape trial

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HURON, S.D. (AP) - Opening statements start Thursday in the trial of a South Dakota bar owner accused of raping a 12-year-old girl and two 14-year-olds after serving them booze.

Prosecutors allege Werner Fajardo, 35, provided alcohol to the three girls at his El Cuervo bar in Huron and assaulted them. He's pleaded not guilty.

Testimony is expected to last through Friday.

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