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Twin Cities Assessing Flood Damage, Bracing For More

From St. Louis Park to St. Paul — sandbags to mudslides– evidence of flooding is all over the metro. “The people who’ve been here years and years never seen it this bad,” said Tharcisse Mulfinger, of St. Louis Park.

06/20/2014

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Therapy Dog Visits Patients At The ‘U’, Helps With Recovery

Patients at one Twin Cities hospital are getting treatment from an unexpected visitor. Sonja, a Bernese mountain dog mix, makes the rounds at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. She spends just a few minutes with patients, but both patients and doctors say it does a world of good.

05/31/2014

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Good Question: Are Bigger Headphones Better For You?

Throughout the day, many of us listen to music at the office, on the bus and on the street.

01/22/2014

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Students Rally Around Ailing Mayer Teacher

Students at a high school just west of the metro are pulling together to help a teacher in critical condition after suffering a heart attack. Mayer Lutheran High School students are supporting their Spanish teacher, Adela Alvarez, by raising money to help with her medical expenses. Joel Landskroener, executive director at Mayer, says when Alvarez wasn’t in the classroom teaching Spanish to teenagers, she was out in the community teaching Zumba.

01/22/2014

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Woman Recalls Losing All Limbs To Kidney Stone Complications

For months, a Minneapolis woman has been fighting to get her life back after a shocking setback. Sue Johnson lost her limbs due to complications from a kidney stone.

09/16/2013

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Influx Of Addiction Patients Could Stress Minn.

Minnesota’s network of substance abuse treatment centers could be severely tested by the national health care overhaul.

04/16/2013

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Boy, Oh Boy! Local Hospital Delivers 19 Boys In A Row

Forget Black Friday — it seems the University of Minnesota Medical Center celebrated Boy Friday this year.

11/26/2012

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