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Kids Dress Like Superheroes In Race Against Bullying

A run Saturday morning helped raise awareness for bullying prevention and gave kids a chance to feel like superheroes.

09/20/2014

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Sen. Klobuchar Cracks Down On Distracted Driving

Senator Amy Klobuchar announced new legislation Saturday that will crack down on distracted driving. The bipartisan legislation introduced by Klobuchar will help fund extra enforcement and public education on distracted driving.

08/02/2014

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MN Man Close To Accomplishing Goal Of Walking Around The World

To walk around the world seems like an impossible feat, but a Minnesota man is coming close to accomplishing it. Andrew Siess has completed a good portion of the “North American” leg of his trek, bringing him three-fourths of his way to walking around the globe.

07/20/2014

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‘Get Your Rear In Gear’ Run/Walk Celebrates 10th Year

Colon cancer is the second deadliest cancer in the nation and on Sunday, thousands are doing their part to raise awareness of the disease.

05/18/2014

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Walk For St. Jude Children’s Hospital Warms Target Field

Single-digit temperatures didn’t stop hundreds of families from taking a step towards helping children with deadly diseases. The annual “St. Jude Give. Thanks” walk raises money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Participants bundled up and strolled around Target Field Saturday morning. Seventy-five other cities around the nation also held similar events.

11/23/2013

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Breck Teen Overcomes Anorexia, Now Leading A Fundraising Walk

At the Mall of America this Sunday, hundreds will take part in a walk to raise money and awareness for the National Eating Disorders Association or NEDA. One of those walking will be 14-year-old Addie Gleekel who, for the past four years, has battled anorexia. Addie is still recovering from the illness, but wanted to share her story to help other teens and families.

09/12/2013

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Walk Seeks To Help End ‘Book Famine’ In Africa

A three-day walk will raise money to help end what organizers call the “book famine” in Africa.

04/26/2013

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City’s 17th Homicide Prompts Anti-Violence Walk

Wednesday night’s triple shooting led to the seventeenth homicide of the year in Minneapolis — and the tenth on the city’s north side.

08/02/2012

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Mother, Daughter Help Others Fight Breast Cancer

A Minnesota mother and daughter trying to raise money to help others fight breast cancer heard some very good news recently.

03/08/2012

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Survivor Fundraises To Get Mammogram Machine For Rural Area

In the calm countryside of southwest Minnesota, in a rustic home nestled in the hillside of Windom, Tammy Hall’s vivacious personality is a stark contrast from her serene surroundings.

10/14/2011

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Mpls. Recognized As 1 Of 3 Gold-Level Walkable Cities

Minneapolis has officially received national recognition for its walkability.

09/26/2011

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Minneapolis Ranked 9th Of The Most Walkable U.S. Cities

We know that the Twin Cities metro is one of the best areas in the country to ride a bike, but how do our cities fare for people who walk around town?

08/08/2011

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Gulf To Great Lakes Walk Against Water Pollution

Members of the Ojibwe tribe — mostly from Minnesota — are walking from the Mississippi Gulf Coast to Lake Superior to focus attention on how pollution is affecting the world’s water supplies.

04/23/2011

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Wayzata Man Walks The Circumference Of The Earth

When a Twin Cities man sets a goal, he goes the distance, showing that taking it one step at a time is the way to accomplish a monumental feat.

03/13/2011

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Wis. Dems File Ethics Complaint Against Walker

The Democratic Party of Wisconsin has filed an ethics complaint against Gov. Scott Walker for statements made during a recorded prank phone call.

03/07/2011

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