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Kylie’s Kids: 2-Year-Old Elisa Battling Rare Skin Condition

There is only one place in the world treating a rare skin condition known as E-B, and that’s right here in Minneapolis. The University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital is doing bone marrow transplants to help children whose skin isn’t attached to their bodies. They live with painful blisters all over their skin.

06/01/2015

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Best Tennis Courts In Minnesota

Tennis in Minnesota? Grab your racket and hit one of these local courts.

05/29/2015

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University Of Minnesota Alumni Donate $17 Million To Athletics Village

The University of Minnesota announced Monday it has received a $17 million donation from boosters John and Nancy Lindahl to go towards the school’s Athletics Village.

05/28/2015

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Gopher Women’s Hoops Gets Duke In ACC/Big Ten Challenge

The University of Minnesota women’s basketball team will travel to North Carolina and face Duke this year for its game in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The league announced the match-ups Wednesday.

05/27/2015

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Gophers Add Davonte Fitzgerald To Complete 2015 Class

he University of Minnesota men’s basketball team added Davonte Fitzgerald to its 2015 class on Tuesday, coach Richard Pitino announced. Fitzgerald is transferring to Minnesota after two seasons at Texas A&M.

05/26/2015

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Police: U Of M Student Robbed At Knifepoint

Minneapolis Police are looking for a suspect after a female student was robbed at knifepoint late Monday night. Police said the incident happened at about 11:30 p.m. near the intersection of Walnut Street SE and Washington Avenue SE.

05/26/2015

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University Of Minnesota Names New Chief Of Police

The University of Minnesota has named a new chief of police Tuesday. Matthew Clark, of the Minneapolis Police Department, will join the university as the chief of police.

05/26/2015

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2 Como Park Students Battle Adversity, Head To College

May is a time to celebrate accomplishments, especially in the classroom. Two students at Como Park Senior High School battled adversity to beat the odds and now are excited about the next step: college.

05/26/2015

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Gopher Basketball Adds Jordan Murphy To 2015 Recruiting Class

University of Minnesota men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino announced Wednesday that forward Jordan Murphy has been added to the 2015 recruiting class.

05/20/2015

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Pitino Announces Changes To Gophers Coaching Staff

University of Minnesota men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino announced Tuesday two additions to his coaching staff. Nate Pomeday, who had been the director of basketball operations, was promoted to become an assistant coach.

05/19/2015

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What’s In $42 Billion? Minnesota’s Next Budget At A Glance

Minnesota’s Legislature descended Monday into the usual, end-of-session flurry of finalizing and passing bills.

05/18/2015

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Long-Time Hygienist Graduates U Of M Dental School At 60

Spring time is graduation time, when young people look forward to what’s next.
But there was a commencement at the University of Minnesota Friday morning that featured one graduate who is 60 years old.

05/15/2015

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‘U’ Issues Crime Alert After 2 Women Robbed Near Campus

The University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after two women were robbed near the East Bank campus early Thursday morning. Minneapolis Police say the robbery happened at about 2:05 a.m. near the intersection of 8th Street Southeast and 14th Avenue Southeast.

05/14/2015

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‘The Best Thing I’ve Done': Woman On Choosing To Be A Single Mom

Everyone can agree: Raising kids is no easy task. Doing it as a single parent is even harder. But recent statistics show the birth rate of unmarried women is on the decline in every age group, except one.

05/13/2015

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Gophers Basketball To Host Clemson In ACC/Big Ten Challenge

The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team will host Clemson in the 2015 ACC/Big Ten Challenge, officials announced Wednesday. The Gophers will host the Tigers at Williams Arena on Monday, Nov. 30.

05/13/2015

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The Push To Make Minneapolis’ Skyways Safer For Birds

The effort to save migrating birds from deadly collisions with glass is about to be back before the Minneapolis City Council.

05/11/2015

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At 74, Gophers Great Bobby Bell To Earn College Degree

Thursday will be a big day for former University of Minnesota football legend Bobby Bell. At 74 years old, he’s set to finish his college education that started at Minnesota 56 years ago. He will earn his degree from Minnesota.

05/11/2015

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University Admits Missteps In Second Drug Study

The University of Minnesota is apologizing to a Rosemount man who claimed he was coerced into enrolling in a schizophrenia drug trial. It’s the second local case to raise questions about patient safeguards during research.

05/09/2015

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‘U’ Rape Case Now A ‘Student Crisis Intervention’

University of Minnesota officials say a case originally reported to police as a sexual assault in a dorm room is now being classified as a student crisis intervention. Officials sent out a campus alert Tuesday after the alleged assault at Sanford Hall early Sunday morning. A student reported that two strangers pulled her into her dorm room and raped her at knifepoint.

05/07/2015

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Campus Police Say Dorm Assault Wasn’t Stranger Attack

University of Minnesota police say they’re no longer investigating the sexual assault of a female student in a dorm as an attack by strangers.

05/07/2015

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‘U’ Police: Dorm Rape Victim Knew Her Attackers

University of Minnesota police now say a student who says two men raped her in her dorm room knew her attackers. The attack happened early Sunday morning at Sanford Hall. The student originally told police she didn’t know the men who approached her in the hallway outside her room.

05/06/2015

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Gophers Basketball Adds Ahmad Gilbert To Signing Class

University of Minnesota basketball coach Richard Pitino announced Tuesday the addition of Ahmad Gilbert to the 2015 recruiting class. Gilbert, a 6 foot, 6 inch forward out of Pennsylvania, signed Tuesday to play for the Gophers this year.

05/05/2015

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Alert: 2 Men Threatened, Raped U Student On Campus

The University of Minnesota sent out a campus alert Tuesday saying a student was raped over the weekend after two men walked into her room and threatened her with a knife.

05/05/2015

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Good Question: How Old Are We When We Retire?

Growing up, many of us assume we’ll just retire by our own choice at age 65. But a new survey finds we’re actually leaving our jobs earlier than that.

04/30/2015

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Hold Onto Your Hats, Mpls. Prepares To Celebrate The Kentucky Derby

With the sun expected to be shining this Saturday, the Kentucky Derby is a great excuse to rock awesome head gear. WCCO This Morning’s Ali Lucia spoke with one local milliner, Karen Morris, about the hat trends for this Derby season.

04/30/2015

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