University Of Minnesota

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Good Questions: Lawn Dethatching, Fires, A Clinton-Clinton Ticket

Every Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown explores lawn dethatching, 3-alarm fires and a Clinton-Clinton presidential ticket.

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Gophers Zahui B. Taken By Tulsa In WNBA Draft

After a historic sophomore season with the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team, Amanda Zahui B. is headed to the WNBA. Zahui was taken with the No. 2 overall pick in Thursday’s WNBA Draft by the Tulsa Shock.

04/16/2015

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Fmr. Gopher & His Brother Aim To Make Cancer Patients Comfortable

It’s been nearly five years since a cancer diagnosis ended a promising football career for Connor Cosgrove. He was a wide receiver at the University of Minnesota when he was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010. He had to stop playing football, and underwent years of chemotherapy treatments.

04/16/2015

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Gophers Women Sign Pair Of Junior College Transfers

The Minnesota women’s basketball team has added two junior college players, to help fill the void left by star Amanda Zahui B’s early departure for the WNBA. Gophers coach Marlene Stollings announced Thursday the signing of forward Kynadi Johnson and center Karley Barnes to national letters of intent.

04/16/2015

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Good Question: When Should You Get A Second Opinion?

Actress Rita Wilson revealed to People Magazine she was diagnosed with breast cancer, but she said her first doctor didn’t catch it. She went to another doctor after feeling something wasn’t quite right. It was that second doctor, and then later a third, who caught the cancer early. Now, she’s encouraging others to ask for second opinions.

04/15/2015

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Police Seek Suspects In Robbery Near U Of M

Minneapolis Police say they are looking for two suspects after two people were robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday morning near the University of Minnesota campus. The incident happened at about 12:25 a.m. near 27th Avenue SE and Talmage Avenue SE, which is near the Como Student Community Cooperative.

04/15/2015

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Gophers’ Mike Reilly Named To U.S. Men’s National Team

USA Hockey announced Tuesday that University of Minnesota junior Mike Reilly was named one of 15 players for the 2015 U.S. Men’s National Team. Reilly was a two-time First Team All-American and two-time Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year for the Gophers.

04/14/2015

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Memorial Held For Drowned ‘U’ Student

They came from her hometown, her school and her college to say goodbye to Jennifer Houle. Several hundred gathered at Northrup Auditorium for Sunday’s memorial service.

04/13/2015

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Advocates, Lawmakers Cheer Sexual Assault Prevention Bill

A push to strengthen sexual assault policies at Minnesota colleges is moving through the Legislature, with advocates saying it will provide more options for victims. Some schools already have strong policies, but the bill would extend best practices across Minnesota, said author Rep. Marion O’Neill, R-Maple Lake.

04/12/2015

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Meet The U Of M Women’s Golf Team!

This time of year is an exciting one for golfers, and maybe those thinking about picking up a club. Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak hung out with the University of Minnesota Women’s golf team for so much-needed pointers.

04/11/2015

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Good Question: What Is The Tiger Woods Effect?

The odds of him winning the Masters Tournament are 25 to 1, but all eyes will still be on Tiger Woods this weekend.

04/09/2015

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Mosquito Experts Meet To Eradicate Summer Pests

A regional conference in the Twin Cities will have a bearing on how much you’ll enjoy the coming summer.

That’s because 120 members of the North Central Mosquito Control Association are gathered at the University of Minnesota to discuss insect control strategies and surveillance.

04/09/2015

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U Of Minnesota Lab Sees Deluge Of Tests Amid Flu In Turkeys

Turkey growers across Minnesota are doing all they can to stop the spread of the deadly avian influenza. It’s wiped out flocks at nine farms in six different counties since just last month.

04/09/2015

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Once A Gophers Quarterback, Adam Weber Returns As Coach

The Gophers added a veteran quarterback before spring practice, kind of. Adam Weber has returned as a graduate assistant, ready to make a new name in his football career as a coach.

04/08/2015

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Gophers Name Jenny Hansen Head Women’s Gymnastics Coach

Jenny Hansen has been promoted from interim coach to full-time head coach for the Minnesota women’s gymnastics team. Golden Gophers athletic director Norwood Teague made the announcement on Tuesday.

04/08/2015

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Eastern Kentucky Hires Gophers Assistant Dan McHale As Head Coach

Eastern Kentucky has hired former Minnesota and Louisville assistant Dan McHale as the Colonels’ 20th head coach. McHale will be introduced Thursday at a news conference.

04/08/2015

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Minnesota Teen Accepted At All 8 Ivies

A Minnesota high school senior has a tough choice ahead after being accepted by all eight Ivy League schools. Mounds Park Academy says senior Munira Khalif has also been accepted at Stanford, Georgetown and Minnesota.

04/08/2015

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New ‘Smart’ Tennis Racket Improves Swings With Data

In our data-driven world, sports is increasingly embracing data to try and gain an advantage.

And now, that data is making its way into actual sports equipment.

04/07/2015

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Minnesota’s Amanda Zahui B Declares For WNBA Draft

The University of Minnesota announced Monday that sophomore center Amanda Zahui B. will forego her final two seasons with the Gophers and declare the WNBA Draft.

04/06/2015

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MN Cup, A Resource For Aspiring Entrepreneurs

MN Cup supports entrepreneurs throughout Minnesota with programs, events and an annual competition.

04/05/2015

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Forbes Ranks University Of Minnesota Among Nation’s Top Employers

The University of Minnesota has been named one of the top employers in the nation. The list by Forbes consists of 500 employers out of 200,000 companies nationwide. They ranked the U of M as the 10th best in education and 65th best overall.

04/03/2015

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Gophers Coach Pitino: ‘I Am Very Happy At The U’

Amid much speculation that the University of Alabama was showing interest in him, Gopher men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino seems to be staying put. Pitino just finished his second season with the Gophers.

04/03/2015

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Good Question: What Are Our Busiest Freeways?

Millions of drivers use metro freeways in Minneapolis and St. Paul every day to get to and from work, run errands or just shuttle around. In fact, MnDOT says the Interstate 35W/Interstate 94 interchange can see up to 180,000 people a day.

04/02/2015

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Body Recovered From Mississippi River ID’d As Missing U Of M Student

Officials said the body of a young woman was recovered from the Mississippi River Wednesday evening. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s office said the body was found by the county’s water patrol near the 10th Avenue Bridge at about 7 p.m.

04/02/2015

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‘Breaking The Silence': Fighting Domestic Violence Against Latin-American Women

According to one survey, Latin-American women will experience some form of domestic violence in their lifetime. Now, a program at the University of Minnesota is not only trying to educate these women, but help change the statistics. The program is called “Breaking the Silence.” It was started three years ago at Community-University Health Care Center after receiving a grant from the state.

04/02/2015

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