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Minnesota Scenes: Your photos from June

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1 The home stretch on a wet Saturday afternoon at Canterbury Downs. Photo was taken June 22, 2012, with a Nikon D800E and 70-200mm lens at 1/2000 sec. 
2 High water on the Mississippi River at Boom Island in Minneapolis on June 28 at sunset. Photographed with a Nikon D800e and Nikor 17-35mm lens. 
3 Flickr pool member EbbsForce1 took this photo of Minnehaha Falls in Minneapolis on June 23, after severe weather moved through the Twin Cites. It's a nine-shot shot panoramic image stitched together in PhotoShop. 
4 Black Swallowtail butterfly photographed June 28, 2013, in Duluth, Minn. 
5 Spiderwort and morning dew photographed in St. Paul on June 24, 2013, at about 7 a.m. 
6 Visitors to the Como Park Zoo's Gorilla Forest can get a close up look at Virgil, one of the male silverback gorillas, as he comes up to the fence of the outdoor enclosure. Photographed in St. Paul on June 6, 2013. 
7 Duluth's lift bridge, photographed on June 25, 2013 using a Canon EOS REBEL T2i. 
8 Flickr pool member Mary J.I. took this photo of a storm front over St. Paul on June 16, 2013, using a Nikon D90. 
9 Utility trucks almost look like toys as they are parked at the Sears lot on Sunday night, June 23 in St. Paul before heading out early Monday morning to repair toppled power lines following severe weekend storms across the Twin Cites. 
10 Darcy Sime shared this photo of a small rain storm lit up by the setting sun on the shore of Freeborn Lake in our Flickr pool. It was taken on June 28, 2013, using a Nikon D3200. 
11 Photo taken at Haute Dish in Minneapolis on June 5, 2013, using a Canon EOS REBEL T4i and shared in out Flickr pool. "I've eaten a lot of burgers in my day and have to say that this is one of the best burgers I've ever had," McMahon writes.