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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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Melanoma Rates Up Dramatically Among Young People

A deadly skin cancer is on the rise. A new report says melanoma rates are up by 250 percent among young people in the U.S., especially in women.

06/02/2015

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‘U’ Medical Center Now Offering ‘Family-Centered’ C-Sections

Nearly one out of three American women experience that via C-section. For some parents, however, the surgical procedure can seem impersonal. That was the fear of Jenn Krajacic, who has been through hundreds of these surgeries.

06/02/2015

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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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