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Sen. Franken Joins Police Chief To Promote Law That Protects Women

One in three women are assaulted by someone they know. Now the re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act will help protect women in Minnesota.

04/01/2013

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2 Minn. Women Charged In Connection With 2007 Wis. Death

Two Minnesota women and one Wisconsin woman have been charged in connection with a 2007 shooting death in eastern Wisconsin.

02/18/2013

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Prenatal Folic Acid Lowers Children’s Risk Of Autism

Researchers in Norway tracked 85,000 children and whether their mothers took a folic acid supplement.

02/12/2013

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Homeless Shelters Seeing More Women Over 60

On a good night, “Cindy” can get a bottom bunk at Sally’s Place, a downtown Minneapolis homeless shelter for single women.

01/31/2013

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Report: Lowest Number Of Murders From Domestic Abuse

Minnesota recorded the lowest number of murders from domestic abuse in 20 years last year.

01/29/2013

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Women Wait For Combat Assignments In MN National Guard

The women who make up 16 percent of the Minnesota National Guard are waiting to see if they’ll be assigned to combat units.

01/25/2013

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Women In Combat

Marine Capt. Reserve Zoe Bedell joins Chad to discuss her role in the lawsuit to allow women in combat.

01/24/2013

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Health Watch: More Women Smokers Dying Of Lung Cancer

Female smokers are now dying from lung cancer and lung disease far more often than they were several decades ago.

01/23/2013

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FDA Orders Makers Of Sleeping Pills To Cut Dosage For Women

In today’s Health Watch, the FDA is ordering the makers of Ambien and and other sleeping pills to slash the dosage in half for women.

01/10/2013

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Health Officials: Midwestern Women Binge Drinking More

Government health experts want to highlight what they call an under-recognized problem for women: binge drinking.

01/09/2013

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Magazine Says Twin Cities Among Nation’s Healthiest

Minneapolis and St. Paul do not want for top ratings on various surveys of superlative civic qualities, but in case anyone needed a reminder, both earned top 10 rankings in women’s health.

01/03/2013

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Police Arrest Suspect In St. Kate’s Sexual Assault Case

Police say they have arrested a suspect in connection with the sexual assault incident involving a St. Catherine’s University student who was walking to class earlier this month.

11/29/2012

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Sen. Klobuchar Expects Compromise Over Financial Cliff

Sen. Amy Klobuchar said she expects a compromise to be reached in the U.S. Senate regarding the buzzed-about “financial cliff.” Klobuchar appeared on “CBS This Morning” Wednesday, and said “the election demanded such a deal.”

11/28/2012

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Opinion: Crowley’s Obama Favoritism Completely Discredits Her As A Journalist

There were so many blatant signs of Obama-favored bias displayed by CNN political correspondent Candy Crowley that one scarcely knows where to begin. She caused the difference between Romney’s huge win in the first debate and his extremely narrow win in the second.

10/18/2012

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3 Minn. Women Linked To Meningitis Outbreak

Minnesota health officials say they’ve confirmed three cases of a rare fungal meningitis linked to a steroid commonly used to ease back pain.

10/07/2012

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