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Good Question: How Much Blood Does Red Cross Need? Who Can’t Give?

The American Red Cross says they urgently need blood donors in order to prevent an emergency blood shortage. Donations drop significantly in the summer, and all blood types are needed. So how much blood does the Red Cross actually need? And is there anyone who can’t donate blood?

07/23/2014

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Twin Cities Marathon Reaches Capacity

For the 28th straight year, the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon has reached its capacity. Officials from event organizers Twin Cities in Motion say 12,200 participants have already enrolled for the race, which will take place Oct. 5.

07/09/2014

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Curiocity: Xcel’s MN-Made Gift For Justin Timberlake

When he’s not busy bringing Sexy Back, chances are, you may find Justin Timberlake indulging in one of his favorite pastimes — at the golf course.

02/06/2014

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U Of M’s School Of Nursing Receives $10M Donation

A Twin Cities foundation has chosen to donate $10 million to the University of Minnesota. It is specifically for the School of Nursing’s scholarships for a certain type of degree: Doctor of Nursing Practice.

01/15/2014

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Filipino-Americans Encouraging Donations In Typhoon Disaster

Filipino-Americans in Minnesota are encouraging everyone to donate to a creditable organization following a deadly typhoon last Friday that killed thousand in the Philippines.

11/13/2013

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Local Music Tap: ‘Tom Selleck’s Moustache’ Joins Movember Movement

The Twin Cities’ curiously (and awesomely?) named rock band, Tom Selleck’s Moustache, is hoping to support the Movember movement by giving away its debut album, t-shirts and a chance for a free house concert in exchange for donations.

10/31/2013

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Minn. Soldier Surprised With New Car Donation

A Minnesota soldier has new ride and some piece of mind. He got the car as part of a national program to say thank you for military service. The white Pontiac was wrapped like a present — a gift a few days before Flag Day for specialist Paul Wagner and his family.

06/12/2013

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Giving Blood Not Just For Humans, Pets Do It, Too

We’ve all heard the plea to donate blood. But it’s not just humans who need it during an emergency or surgery.

03/20/2013

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Don’t Go Broke Over Prom This Year

Prom is right around the corner for many Minnesota teens. But it’s a big financial commitment for parents.

04/19/2012

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Donation Helps Church Open To Gay Marriage Stay Open

A St. Paul church says a “miracle” $15,000 donation is helping them keep its doors open.

03/04/2012

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Another Anonymous $1,000 Donation At Red Kettle

The Salvation Army is reporting yet another anonymous $1,000 donation dropped into one of their ubiquitous red kettles this holiday season.

12/20/2011

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Mysterious Donor Dropping Lots Of Cash Into Red Kettles

A generous and mysterious donor has been stuffing some big bills into the Salvation Army red kettles.

12/14/2011

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Mdewakanton Sioux Make $755K In Education Donations

An American Indian community is reaching out to help support education.

11/29/2011

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Vikings Donate $440K To Kids’ Medical Programs

The Minnesota Vikings are donating $440,000 to medical programs aimed at helping children in Minnesota.

11/16/2011

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Ford Joins General Mills Program For Schools

Ford Motor Co. will donate money to designated local schools when people buy its cars or watch online videos this fall.

10/03/2011

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