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House Republicans Postpone Health Care VoteThe GOP plans to meet behind closed doors Thursday night to consider their next steps.
Republicans Making Late Push To Repeal ObamacareLawmakers are scheduled to vote on the GOP replacement for Obamacare, but Republican leadership is having a hard time getting the votes needed to pass it.
Health Department Investigating Neglect, Death At Waite Park FacilityThe Minnesota Department of Health is investigating after a patient at a facility in Waite Park died a day after suffering seizures and not receiving proper pain medication.
Wis. Lawmaker Says People Are 'Terrified' Over GOP Health Care PlanA Democratic state lawmaker says people in her Madison legislative district are "terrified" about changes being proposed to the federal health care law.
4 Things To Know: London Attack, Health Care Vote & MoreFrom arrests made in London's deadly terror attack to a big vote on the Obamacare replacement, here are the four things to know for Thursday, March 23.
House Republican Committee Votes To Abolish MNsureRepublicans on a State House Committee on Wednesday voted to abolish Minnesota's health care exchange.
Chronic Pain Sufferers Finding Relief In Aquatic TherapyA unique form of physical therapy is gaining patients across the Twin Cities.
Vikki Shoots For The Moon, Lands Among The Stars Thanks To MAWDuring our last Make-A-Wish miles drive we introduced you to Vikki. A 16 year old from Minneapolis who dreamed of going to Space Camp. Last summer, she got to go on her wish trip, so we caught up with her to hear all about it.
State Health Department Seeing Late Uptick In Flu CasesLots of workplaces, including here at WCCO, are dealing with a late round of the flu.
Struggling Rural Hospitals Unsure On GOP Health Care PlanTalmadge Yarbrough had just sat down at his desk and opened a box of pecans when he let out a gasp that could have been his last breath. He'd gone into cardiac arrest in his office, a co-worker called 911, and an ambulance drove him two miles to the small hospital that serves this rural community in southeast Georgia.
Mayo Clinic's CEO Under Scrutiny After Insurance CommentsMayo Clinic is facing questions from the state of Minnesota after its CEO told employees that if patient conditions are equal, its hospitals should prioritize privately insured patients over those under government-subsidized programs like Medicaid.
MDA Issues Consumer Advisory For Fish From St. Paul MarketThe Minnesota Department of Agriculture has issued a consumer advisory for dried fish from a St. Paul market due to concerns about botulism.

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