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Study: Pancreatic Cancer Will Be 2nd Deadliest By 2020

Lung cancer is currently the deadliest cancer, followed by colorectal and breast. But deaths from pancreatic and liver cancer are on the rise.

05/19/2014

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Proposal: Uptick In Mpls. School Enrollment Equals Expansions

Five years from now, the Minneapolis Public School District will look much different. Enrollment is up significantly and it’s expected to continue to rise by 3,300 students, and that means there’s a need for more space.

10/03/2013

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CDC: Women Overdosing On Painkillers On The Rise

The CDC has issued a warning to doctors about prescribing painkillers to women. Overdoses among women rose 400-percent between 1999 and 2010.

07/02/2013

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Elevated Gardening Is On The Rise

Green thumbs know that after hours of gardening, knees can get sore. But there’s a new concept of gardening that will help.

06/08/2013

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HIV Cases Rise In Minnesota In 2012

Minnesota health officials say the number of HIV cases reported to the state increased 8 percent in 2012 compared to the previous year.

04/23/2013

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Use Of Prescription Opiates On Rise In Minnesota

Prescription painkillers like oxycodone and hydrocodone are being prescribed in Minnesota in greater numbers than ever before, with legal distribution of all opioids increasing by 72 percent statewide from 2005 to 2011, according to a joint investigation by the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Duluth News Tribune.

12/16/2012

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Heating Costs Predicted To Rise This Winter

Heating costs hit record lows because of last year’s mild winter, but predictions of a “normal” season this year could mean a big increase.

10/10/2012

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Nonprofit Aims To Find Work For People With Disabilities

Most of us take for granted that we’re physically and mentally able of getting a job. But four out of five people with disabilities don’t take part in the workforce. A local nonprofit is trying to change that, with the help of some very large local businesses.

10/09/2012

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State Fair Ticket Prices Go Up $1 For 2011

It’ll cost you a little more to get into the great Minnesota get-together this year.

08/09/2011

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Rise, Inc. Celebrates 40 Years After Modest Beginning

In a tough economy, getting a job can be the toughest job of all. But for people like Mary Kester, try finding work when you’re disabled.

08/03/2011

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Traffic Congestion On Metro Freeways On The Rise

Feeling a little backed up on the highway? You’re not alone. A freeway traffic study shows congestion increased between 2009 and 2010 by more than 3 percent.

03/03/2011

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