Strains of listeria found inside a California apple packing facility match listeria bacteria that have sickened 32 people across the country, including at least three deaths, the Food and Drug Administration said. The illnesses and deaths have been linked to consumption of caramel apples. Health officials warned consumers in December to avoid all prepackaged caramel apples after the deaths and illnesses in 11 states were reported.
Hillary Clinton was among the big names in town Sunday night for the annual Starkey Hearing Foundation Awards Gala in St. Paul. She was joined by John Legend, Sammy Hagar, Forest Whittaker and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
The winners of the 2013 Twin Cities Film Fest will be announced at a closing night gala Saturday. Festival organizers have announced 16 finalists for the slate of awards.
St. Paul rolled out the red carpet for an annual event that brings the biggest names in Hollywood to town.
Hockey greats are gathering Thursday night at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul to help raise money for the 2013 Bel13ve In Miracles Gala. Funds will go to spinal cord patients who can benefit from the same expensive therapy that has helped Jack Jablonski, the Benilde-St. Margaret’s hockey player who was hit during a game in December 2011 and became paralyzed.
Paul will turn into Tinsel Town this weekend during the 13th annual So The World May Hear Awards Gala at the RiverCentre.
State Supreme Court Justice Alan Page and his wife Diane held their 25th annual Page Foundation Gala Saturday night at Target Field.
A Twin Cities group called Young Professionals Finding a Cure are hoping to better fight cancer. And they’re holding a masquerade ball next week.