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Moore, Lynx End Mercury’s 16-Game Win Streak

Maya Moore scored 20 points to power the Minnesota Lynx past Phoenix 75-67 on Thursday night, snapping the Mercury’s franchise-record 16-game win streak.

07/31/2014

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Griner Lifts Mercury To 92-79 Win Over Lynx

Brittney Griner set career highs with 27 points and 18 rebounds to lead the Phoenix Mercury to a 92-79 win over the Minnesota Lynx on Wednesday night.

06/18/2014

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Capitol Renovation Uncovering Oddball Items

The State Capitol renovation is well underway. It’s a $273 million project that’s expected to take several years. And along the way, the renovation is revealing some oddball items that have been hidden for decades. They may not be all that historic, but they’re pretty cool. Much of the Capitol restoration is below ground, where workers are exposing original limestone foundation behind unnecessary walls that were added over the years.

02/14/2014

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Moore, Lynx Win 6th Straight, 82-77 Over Mercury

Maya Moore hit a 3-pointer, stole an inbounds pass and made a layup in the final minute to lift the Minnesota Lynx to their sixth straight victory, an 82-77 win over the Phoenix Mercury.

07/21/2013

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Moore Leads Lynx To 80-69 Win Over Mercury

Maya Moore had 26 points, 16 rebounds and five assists to lead Minnesota to an 80-69 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Wednesday night for the Lynx’s third straight win.

06/19/2013

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Minnesota’s Mercury-Sniffing Dog Dies

A Minnesota dog with a keen nose for sniffing out mercury has died. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says Clancy died Sunday. He was 14.

04/26/2013

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Clancy, Minnesota’s Mercury-Sniffing Dog, Dies

A Minnesota dog with a keen nose for sniffing out mercury has died.

04/26/2013

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MPCA Lauds Utilities For Cutting Mercury Emissions

Minnesota’s coal-fired power plants have cut their mercury emissions in half over the last 15 years, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency said Monday.

02/18/2013

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Minn. Wins Grant To Reduce Fish Mercury Exposure

Minnesota has won a federal grant to reduce mercury exposure for woman and children living along Lake Superior’s north shore.

10/04/2012

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Whalen Scores 29 As Unbeaten Lynx Beat Mercury

Lindsay Whalen scored a season-high 29 points and the Minnesota Lynx remained perfect with a 78-60 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Friday night.

06/15/2012

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64 Pounds Of Mercury Recovered West Of Duluth

A concerned citizen who saw an online ad for mercury helped authorities locate 64 pounds of the potentially toxic chemical, according to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

05/17/2012

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Study: High Mercury Levels In North Shore Babies

Researchers at the Minnesota Department of Health found that one in 10 babies along the state’s North Shore had high levels of mercury.

02/03/2012

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MN Group Warns Of Dangers Of Mercury In Fish

An environmental group is warning Minnesotans to beware of mercury emissions in the fish they eat.

12/08/2011

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Report: Mercury Levels Mostly Down In Great Lakes

A newly released report says mercury levels in the Great Lakes region generally have dropped over the past four decades, although concentrations in some fish and bird species have increased more recently.

10/11/2011

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Skin-Lightening Products Found To Contain Mercury

After testing on skin-lightening products found them to contain dangerous levels of mercury, the Minnesota Department of Health is warning residents to stop using them.

05/26/2011

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