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Minnesota Twins Honor Lou Gehrig, The Fight Against ALS

Nothing says the Fourth of July like watching baseball. Fans packed Target Field Friday just like they packed Yankees Stadium 75 years ago to hear Lou Gehrig give his now-famous speech that ushered in the fight against ALS – also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

07/04/2014

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Twins Blog: Striking Out ALS

Lou Gehrig called it a bad break, but we all know it was much more than that. One of the most talented ballplayers in history, Gehrig played 2,130 consecutive games, held the 1934 Triple Crown and has a lifetime batting average of .340.

09/12/2013

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In Sickness & In Health: Husband & Wife Face Cancer, ALS

A Ramsey family is not about to let life get them down, despite the fact that they’ve got plenty of reasons to do so.

04/09/2013

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A Community Helps Ailing Mother Watch Son Wrestle At State

A dream came true for a Minnesota family at the state wrestling tournament, even when the odds weren’t in their favor.

03/01/2013

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Study: NFL Players At Higher Risk Of Alzheimer’s, ALS

As the NFL season kicks off Wednesday, there’s a disturbing new study about NFL players’ health.

09/05/2012

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Family, Friends Say Goodbye To Scott LeDoux

Family and Friends gathered Wednesday to say goodbye to former heavyweight boxing great Scott LeDoux.

08/17/2011

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Scott LeDoux Loses Battle With ALS, Dies At 62

People around the country are mourning the loss of former heavyweight boxer Scott LeDoux.

08/11/2011