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MN Nonprofit Cancels West Africa Trip Over Ebola Fears

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is having an impact on some health organizations here in the Twin Cities. The nonprofit group Children’s Surgery International has canceled a trip to Liberia because of the outbreak.

07/28/2014

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‘Breaking Bad’ Star RJ Mitte Attends Walk For Love In Loring Park

A special even held Saturday morning helped benefit Shriners Hospital for Children here in the Twin Cities. It was the Walk for Love and Family Festival at Loring Park. Teams and individuals raised money leading up to Saturday morning’s event to benefit the patients of Shriners hospitals.

07/05/2014

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Behind The Music: Children’s Hospital’s ‘Brave’ Cover

From the moment the University of Minnesota Children’s Hospital’s nurses and patients unveiled their version of Sara Bareilles’ song “Brave,” it was sure to go viral. But Brittany Bloemke and Natalie Snyder never knew it would be this big.

05/09/2014

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Fundraising Makes Adopt-A-Rooms Possible At ‘U’ Children’s Hospital

The University of Minnesota Children’s Hospital is truly unique in how it delivers care to kids, including building private, customized rooms that help kids heal by using research, input from families and smart room technology.

05/08/2014

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Blazing Research Trails At ‘U’ Children’s Hospital

When you send your child to a hospital that specializes in children’s care, you expect to have the best doctors and nurses working on the case. You may not expect teams of researchers to be working on more than 200 different grants and contracts.

05/07/2014

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Plain Clothes, Special Care At Children’s Hospital

This week we’re taking a look at the University of Minnesota Children’s hospital and all of the things that make it stand out. Hospital visits for kids are most likely not a welcomed thing, but there are people on staff dedicated to making their stay easier to do and understand.

05/06/2014

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Virtual Rooms At ‘U’ Children’s Hospital Keep New Families Connected

All week, the WCCO Morning Show is taking a look at the University of Minnesota Children’s Hospital and all of the things that make it stand out. One problem that’s pretty universal is that hospital stays make it hard to connect with family, friends even the school classroom. Now imagine being a new parent separated from your baby.

05/05/2014

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State Patrol: 2 Dead In Crash On I-694, Baby Survives

Two people died Friday evening in Anoka County following a rear-end crash on east-bound Interstate-694, according to the Minnesota State Patrol The crash happened shortly after 8 p.m. near the intersection of Matterhorn Drive in Fridley. Authorities say a male driver was traveling over 100 miles per hour when he rear-ended a semi truck in the eastbound lanes.

04/04/2014

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Mother’s Itch During Pregnancy Nearly Fatal For Her Baby

A mother of three is working to increase awareness for a condition that can be deadly to an infant. Hilary Boyer didn’t know what to do when she started experiencing intense itching when she was about 20 weeks into her pregnancy.

03/31/2014

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4 Killed, 4 Injured In Crash On Hwy. 14 Near Sleepy Eye

Four people are dead after a two-vehicle crash on Highway 14 near Sleepy Eye. The State Patrol says Saturday morning that the victims are all male. Two were 17 years old, one was 18, and one was 20 years old. Their names and other details were expected to be released at a Saturday news conference.

03/08/2014

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Bereaved Families Pay Forward Holiday Acts Of Kindness

This Christmas Eve, WCCO brings you the story of two Minnesota mothers with an unbelievable strength dedicated to brightening the holidays for other families. It all started with a connection they wish they never made, but one that’s led to Christmases filled with hope for hundreds of others.

12/24/2013

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Super Hero Window Washers Surprise The Children’s Hospital

Young patients at Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis got a surprise when they looked out the window. Batman, Superman, and Spiderman took a break from their normal super hero duties to wash the windows at the hospital on Wednesday.

10/09/2013

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Scout Creates Music Carts For Patients At Children’s Hospital

A Minnesota teenager went above and beyond for his Eagle Scout project. Mason Stoltz unveiled new music therapy carts at Children’s Hospital Monday. The carts can easily be moved from room to room to help children heal. He got the idea when he saw his sister being helped by music.

08/19/2013

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Man, 21, Gets 6 Years For Hitting Kids With TV Cord, Domestic Assault

A 21-year-old St. Paul man was sentenced Monday to six years in prison after being found guilty of domestic assault and whipping his young son with a TV cord.

07/22/2013

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Medical Examiner: Champlin Baby’s Death Ruled A Homicide

Authorities said Thursday night a death investigation in Champlin involving a 4-month-old baby dating back to February has been ruled a homicide. Few details about the case have been made available, but the Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the victim as Madyson Lanae Johnson of Champlin.

06/21/2013

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