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Mark Hamburger: Aiming For Big League Return

St. Paul Saints pitcher Mark Hamburger has, perhaps, the best name in baseball. In fact, he was in a YouTube video contest for it. “I lost to Rowdy Hardy, which I don’t really like because Rowdy’s his nickname” Hamburger said. “If I was using nicknames, my nickname is “Cheese.” So if I was “Cheese Hamburger” you know I would’ve won.”

05/18/2013

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Study Finds Chemicals, Drugs Common In Minn. Lakes

A new study finds that chemicals from household products, prescriptions and illegal drugs are common in Minnesota lakes. MPCA scientists chose 50 lakes at random and tested the water for 125 chemicals. The common insect repellent DEET was found in 76 percent of lakes.

05/13/2013

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Boogaard Family Sues NHL For Son’s Death

The family of the late Derek Boogaard has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the NHL.

05/12/2013

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Controversial Head Shop Now Paying For Tattoos

The owner of a head shop who’s facing drug charges has found a new way to promote his business — paying for tattoos for customers willing to advertise his store on their bodies.

05/08/2013

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Prescription Drug Abuse Among Teens

Chad discusses a new survey on prescription drug abuse among teenagers. Dr. Joseph Lee from Hazelden joins the conversation.

04/23/2013

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Minn. House Raises Care Worker Pay, Votes To Drug Test Themselves

Minnesota House members have voted to give themselves drug tests in order to be eligible for their pay and benefits.

04/22/2013

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Driver Arrested After Crashing Into Eau Claire City Hall

Eau Claire police say a driver who crashed into City Hall on Tuesday was under the influence of drugs.

04/10/2013

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Police Make Dakota County’s Largest-Ever Heroin Bust

Authorities say they believe an arrest last week has resulted in the largest-ever heroin bust in Dakota County.

04/02/2013

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Minn. Among States Where Drug Cartels Expanding

Law enforcement authorities say Mexican drug cartel operatives who once stuck close to the U.S.-Mexico border are establishing a greater presence in the Upper Midwest.

04/01/2013

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Wis. Among States Where Drug Cartels Expanding

Law enforcement authorities say Mexican drug cartel operatives who once stuck close to the U.S.-Mexico border are establishing a greater presence in the Upper Midwest.

04/01/2013

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A.D.H.D. Diagnosis On The Rise

A.D.H.D. diagnosis is on the rise among U.S. children. Why the sudden rise and what is being done?

04/01/2013

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Health Watch: Brain Cancer Drug May Help Alzheimer’s Patients

A drug used to treat cancer may someday offer hope for patients living with Alzheimer’s disease.

03/26/2013

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Wis. Limits Use Of Nude Beach To Reduce Sex, Drugs

Wisconsin authorities announced Tuesday they will shut down one of nation’s most popular nude beaches on weekdays after struggling for years to curtail sex and drugs on the sandbar and surrounding woods.

03/19/2013

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Minn. Medical Marijuana Push To Wait Until 2014

Minnesota won’t have a showdown over medical marijuana this year. Heather Azzi of Minnesotans for Compassionate Care, a pro-marijuana policy group, said Wednesday that bills to permit marijuana for medical reasons will be introduced in the next week or two.

03/13/2013

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Rodeo Clown Convicted In Iowa Marijuana Conspiracy

A professional rodeo clown is headed to prison after a jury convicted him of a lengthy conspiracy to grow marijuana in rural Iowa.

03/12/2013

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