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Lou Gehrig’s Disease

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Dayton To Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Gov. Mark Dayton plans to chill out at the Minnesota State Fair by taking a bucket of ice water over his head. Dayton spokesman Matt Swenson said Tuesday the governor accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after being egged on by Minnesota Twins owner Jim Pohlad. Dayton will do it on live radio during Thursday’s opening day of the fair.

08/20/2014

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Dayton To Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Gov. Mark Dayton plans to chill out at the Minnesota State Fair by taking a bucket of ice water over his head. Dayton spokesman Matt Swenson said Tuesday the governor accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after being egged on by Minnesota Twins owner Jim Pohlad. Dayton will do it on live radio during Thursday’s opening day of the fair.

08/19/2014

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HCMC Doctors Take ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’

It’s a fundraiser that’s gone viral! The doctors at Hennepin County Medical Center got an icy-cold bath Saturday, and all for a cause close to their hearts. Doctors from the hospital’s ALS Center of Excellence accepted the “Ice Bucket Challenge.”

08/16/2014

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Twins Blog: Striking Out ALS

Lou Gehrig called it a bad break, but we all know it was much more than that. One of the most talented ballplayers in history, Gehrig played 2,130 consecutive games, held the 1934 Triple Crown and has a lifetime batting average of .340.

09/12/2013

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State Sen. Gary Kubly Of Granite Falls Dies At 68

A lawmaker says state Sen. Gary Kubly of Granite Falls, who was diagnosed last year with Lou Gehrig’s disease, has died. He was 68.

03/03/2012

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Scott LeDoux Loses Battle With ALS, Dies At 62

People around the country are mourning the loss of former heavyweight boxer Scott LeDoux.

08/11/2011

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Minn. Lawmaker To Introduce New Medical Records Bill

On Monday, a Minneapolis lawmaker will introduce a bill that could answer a recent mystery surrounding Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

02/05/2011

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