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Lawmakers Back Caregivers Seeking State Rate Bump

Caregivers for the elderly and disabled scored a major victory Monday when lawmakers from both parties in the Minnesota House and Senate committed to a 5 percent state rate increase aimed at preserving quality care for more than 92,000 people.

03/31/2014

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Twins Activate 3B Plouffe From 7-Day DL

The Minnesota Twins have activated third baseman Trevor Plouffe from the seven-day disabled list. Plouffe suffered a concussion May 21 against Atlanta.

05/29/2013

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Disabled Man Begs Robbers ‘Please Don’t Shoot Me, It’s Not Worth It’

A Minneapolis man in a wheelchair was struck five times in the head with a handgun, and then robbed at gunpoint of his social security check totaling $900, police say.

03/07/2013

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Twins Activate Walters From 60-Day DL

The Minnesota Twins activated right-hander P.J. Walters from the 60-day disabled list. Walters went 2-2 with a 5.40 ERA in seven starts for the Twins before going on the disabled list June 14 with shoulder inflammation.

09/01/2012

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‘Cars For Courage’ Hurting After Thief Tows Car From Lot

At first glance, the cars in a lot off Brooklyn Boulevard may look old or forgotten. But to Kelly Buttler and Cars for Courage, they represent a new chance. So, she was shocked when a thief stole a car directly from their lot.

04/03/2012

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Minn. Lawmaker Fights MA-EPD Age Limit Rule

A Minnesota State Senator is hopeful her bill to reform a state medical insurance program for working people with disabilities will move forward with a hearing this week.

02/15/2012

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Disabled, Visually Impaired Skiers Competing In Mpls

Cross-country skiers know just how physically demanding that sport can, but try facing that challenge without use of your legs or the ability to see the trail ahead of you.

02/02/2012

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Disabled Vets Get Extra Help In Southern Minn.

Disabled veterans in southern Minnesota are getting some extra help this week in keeping up with changes in their benefits.

09/18/2011

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Ramsey Co. Promotes Emergency Program For Disabled

Ramsey County Sheriff Matt Bostrom is promoting a new service designed to help disabled residents in the event of an emergency.

04/18/2011

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Disabled Woman Cited For Walking Dog From Car

A 70-year-old Wisconsin woman has been cited for letting her dog walk free down the street while she followed it in her car.

03/31/2011

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Disabled, Caregivers Protest Possible Budget Cuts At Capitol

Hundreds of people with disabilities and their caregivers were also at the state capitol Tuesday protesting possible budget cuts.

02/08/2011

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Getting Around In Snow A Challenge For Disabled

Getting around after last weekend’s historic snowfall is a challenge for Minnesotans with disabilities.

12/17/2010

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