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Bigger Poison Ivy Leaves Mean Larger Risk

According to the CDC, roughly 90 percent of people exposed to the poisonous oil on the leaves of the plant will have an allergic reaction. It spreads easily and can last for days.

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U Of M: 3 Suspects Assault & Rob 2 Victims Near Campus

The University of Minnesota says two victims – one of whom was a University student – were assaulted and robbed by three suspects off campus Saturday evening.

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Jerry Kill Stresses Love For Football, Fun At Camps

Here is a good question: During the summer months of camp season, can you teach kids to like football if they don’t? We paid a visit to Jerry Kill’s camp and asked him just that.

07/05/2015

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Officers Learn First Aid Skills To Help K-9 Partners

There is a certain type of police officer who is more prone to injuries that others — K-9s. The University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine is trying to remedy that. They offered a new course for officers from all over the metro.

07/04/2015

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Hall Of Fame Tight End Charlie Sanders Dies At Age 68

The Detroit Lions say Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders has died at age 68. Sanders, who played from 1968 through 1977, died Thursday from cancer. He spent 43 years with the Lions as a player, assistant coach, scout and radio broadcaster.

07/02/2015

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New Sports Uniforms Level The Playing Field For Muslim Girls

Girls in stylish athletic wear walk the runway as the sounds of Taylor Swift and Katy Perry blare from speakers. The crowd claps and cheers as the young models strike poses with basketballs, lacrosse sticks and boxing gloves. Finally, the big reveal: the Lady Warriors community traveling basketball team takes the stage in their cardinal red uniforms.

07/01/2015

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Gopher Football To Face Fresno State In 2018-19

The University of Minnesota announced Tuesday that the football program has agreed to a home-and-home non-conference series with Fresno State. The Gophers will host the Bulldogs on Sept. 8, 2018, and travel to Fresno State on Sept. 7, 2019.

06/30/2015

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Good Question: Why Do We Need A Leap Second?

Tuesday is going to feel to just a tiny bit longer. Just before midnight Coordinated Universal Time – or 7pm Central time – exactly one second will be added to our clocks. So, why do we add time? Good Question.

06/29/2015

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Minneapolis Police Dept. Holds Public Hearing On Body Cameras

Before rolling out their body camera program, Minneapolis Police are looking for input from the public. The department met with concerned citizens at the University of Minnesota Saturday.

06/27/2015

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Minnesota To Face Oklahoma State In South Dakota

Minnesota will play Oklahoma State in a neutral-site nonconference game in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, this season. The Gophers announced Friday they’ll face the Cowboys on Saturday, Dec. 12, at the 3,250-seat Sanford Pentagon arena.

06/26/2015

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Gopher Hockey Announces 2015-16 Non-Conference Schedule

The University of Minnesota men’s hockey program announced its 15-game non-conference schedule for the 2015-16 season on Tuesday. The schedule will include eight non-conference games against in-state rivals, including the third-annual North Star College Cup.

06/23/2015

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Audit: Slow Reports Of Health Issues In University Research

Minnesota’s legislative auditor says the University of Minnesota should report patients’ medical issues during clinical trials faster. The report released Thursday examined the school’s last decade of industry-sponsored studies.

06/18/2015

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Good Question: Are Stadium Naming Rights Worth It?

U.S. Bank Stadium. It might now quite roll off our tongues, but we’ll soon be used to saying it. The country’s fifth largest bank announced today it’ll pay the Vikings over 20 years to have its name on the stadium. So, are naming rights worth it?

06/15/2015

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Dental Procedure Eases Edina Man’s Snoring Problem

About 40 percent of American adults are snorers. About half of loud snorers have sleep apnea. And as you, or your sleeping partner, may know, it can make daytime functioning exhausting.

06/15/2015

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Metro Transit Celebrates Green Line’s 1st Year With Weekend Closures

Metro Transit is excited about the continued success of the Green Line. Sunday marks its one-year anniversary, so Metro Transit will distribute commemorative buttons along the way on Monday.

06/12/2015

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Police: 2 Robbed At Gunpoint Near ‘U’ Campus

Minneapolis Police say two people asking for a cigarette actually wanted much more. The two victims were walking in the Prospect Park neighborhood near the University of Minnesota campus around 2 a.m. Friday.

06/12/2015

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Gophers Promote Nikita Lowry Dawkins To Associate Head Coach

University of Minnesota women’s basketball coach Marlene Stollings announced Tuesday that Nikita Lowry Dawkins was promoted to be the team’s associate head coach. Dawkins, a 24-year coaching veteran, was an assistant under Stollings for the Gophers last year and has coached with her since 2010.

06/09/2015

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U Of M Researcher Pushes For Drought-Resistant Grasses On Campus

Despite all the rain we had in May, some of the state is still experiencing moderate drought conditions — and it’s expected that will expand once we get to drier months like July and August.

06/08/2015

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Family Identifies Victim In Fatal Grain Elevator Fall

Family members have identified the woman who fell to her death at an abandoned grain elevator over the weekend. The victim was 20-year-old Emily Roland, of Cottage Grove. She was a student at the University of Minnesota.

06/08/2015

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Gail Striegler Added To Gopher Women’s Basketball Staff

University of Minnesota women’s basketball coach Marlene Stollings announced Monday the addition of Gail Striegler to the Gophers coaching staff. Striegler is a 25-year coaching veteran who most recently was the head coach for seven years at Long Island University in Brooklyn.

06/08/2015

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New Hybrid Grapes Help Grow Wine Industry In Cold US Regions

The Marquette grapevines clinging to a steep, rocky hillside in the southeastern Adirondacks are among a host of new grape varieties that have enabled a boutique wine industry to take root in areas of the Northeast and Midwest that were previously inhospitable.

06/07/2015

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Tuition Hike Headed For U Of M Students

A proposed tuition freeze for the University of Minnesota was not included in the recent education bill, and students should expect to pay more next year.

06/05/2015

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Gopher Men’s Hockey Announces 2015-16 Big Ten Schedule

The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team announced its 20-game Big Ten Conference schedule for the 2015-16 season on Wednesday. The Gophers, who have won two straight Big Ten regular season titles, open the league slate by hosting Ohio State Dec. 4-5 at Mariucci Arena.

06/03/2015

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U Of M Students Develop Smart Water Bottle

There’s smartphones, smartwatches, smart TVs, so why not a smart water bottle? Well, a group of University of Minnesota students have created just that. It’s called ‘Hidrate Me.’

06/03/2015

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