Good Question: How Does Lead Get Into Our Water?On Tuesday, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder apologized for the water crisis in Flint. So far, at least 100 children have been found with high lead levels in their blood after drinking the contaminated city water. So, how does lead get into our water? Good Question.
Swan Poisoned By Lead Rescued From Frozen RiverA group of people came together to rescue a sick swan from the ice -- and it's all captured on video. The swan had been seen stuck in the ice since earlier this week, and it was showing signs of lead poisoning.
Mpls. Gets $3.4M To Rid Low-Income Homes Of Lead-Based Paint, HazardsThe City of Minneapolis will be ridding 280 low-income homes of lead-based paint and other hazards, thanks to a $3.4 million grant from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The city says the funds will be focused on homes with children under 6 who already have been lead poisoned.
Doctor: Lead Bullets Poisoning Minnesota's RaptorsHunters across the state have been waiting for this weekend as deer season starts. And as Minnesotans load up to head out, a veterinarian at the University of Minnesota Raptor Center is making a plea. Eagles it seems are being taken down by bullets, without even being hit.
Hunters Asked To Use Copper Bullets, Protect Bald EaglesThe ammunition deer hunters choose could have an impact on the overall health of the eagles. Now, there's a push to get hunters to switch to copper bullets.
SCSU Survey: Klobuchar Holds Large Lead Over BillsA new survey from St. Cloud State University found that Sen. Amy Klobuchar has a large and probably insurmountable lead over Republican challenger Kurt Bills.
Concerns Over Possible Arsenic, Lead In Apple JuiceJuice is a popular option when your kids are thirsty. But the results of some new testing on apple and other juices may have you thinking twice before you pour.
Minneapolis Offers Free Lead Testing In ToysMinneapolis is doing free testing and screening on children and toys in order to cut down on lead poisoning.
Hennepin Co., Mpls. Get $6.8M To Fight Lead In HomesHennepin County and the City of Minneapolis has received $6.8 million in federal grants to help remove lead from thousands of homes.
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