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Prescription Drug Abuse No. 1 Cause Of Accidental Death

Abuse of prescription drugs may now be the No. 1 cause of accidental death in the United States. That’s why the American College of Physicians is issuing new guidelines to educate both physicians and patients on the dangers of drug addiction.

12/09/2013

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A ‘Bittersweet Day’ As Kowalski’s Turns 30

For the first time after his accidental death, Jim Kowalski’s family is talking publicly. Last month, the founder of the popular local grocery died from a head injury while on a fishing trip in Alaska. After a tough month for the family, Kowalski’s wife, Mary Anne Kowalski, and daughter Kris Kowalski Christensen celebrated 30 years of business Saturday by making the rounds at their area stores, which treated customers to food, drinks, and music.

10/12/2013

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Post Office Worker Killed ID’d, Death Ruled Accident

A postal worker who was hit and killed in a June 18 incident at the Brooklyn Center Post Office has been identified. Police said the postal employee was backing their truck up to the loading dock when it struck another employee who was on foot.

08/08/2013

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Family Mourns 2-Year-Old Boy Killed On His Birthday

The family of a little boy who died after a vehicle hit him is calling it a terrible accident. Two-year-old Henry Gonzalez Lucas died Thursday evening on a street outside his home in Corcoran. Family members said he was underneath a van when the accident happened. The driver didn’t realize he was under the vehicle and started to drive away.

07/26/2013

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MN Worker Killed In ND Construction Zone Mishap

A Minnesota man has died after becoming trapped under the front of a concrete grinder he was operating on a northeastern North Dakota highway. The Highway Patrol did not immediately identify the 58-year-old man from Clear Lake, Minn.

06/06/2013

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Wis. Woman Found Dead At Bottom Of Cliff

Bayfield County sheriff’s officials say a woman who lived along a Lake Superior cliff fell to her death while pruning branches.

06/27/2012

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Boy Was Crushed By Table At Chiropractor’s Office

The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office revealed more details Tuesday on the toddler who died at a Shoreview chiropractic office earlier this month.

06/28/2011

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