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Liberians In Minnesota Concerned Over Ebola Outbreak

An outbreak of Ebola in West Africa may seem like a distant threat to many Americans, but it is causing some to cancel travel plans and stirring fear in Minnesota, home to thousands of Liberian immigrants.

07/29/2014

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Minnesota Health Officials Address Ebola Concerns

The Minnesota Department of Health is working with leaders in the local Liberian community to address concerns about an Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Health officials are meeting with members of the West African community Monday.

07/28/2014

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Liberians In Minnesota Worry About Ebola Outbreak

Members of Minnesota’s sizeable Liberian community say an Ebola outbreak that has killed hundreds of people in West Africa, including a local woman’s husband, has them worrying about relatives and scrambling to raise money to help prevent the virus from spreading.

07/28/2014

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Obama Extends US Stay For Liberians By 18 Months

A Minnesota congressman is applauding the decision by President Barack Obama to allow most Liberians living in the United States since that country’s civil war 20 years ago to stay another 18 months.

08/16/2011