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Spike In Hep C Cases Blamed On Heroin Use, Dirty Needles

Medical officials fear the rise of heroin abuse in Minnesota is connected to an increase in hepatitis C. Some suspect dirty needles may be to blame.

03/04/2014

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Keith Ballard Brings Veteran Expertise To Wild

The Wild take on Tampa Tuesday night in a dash to the Olympic break. Keith Ballard came home in the off season to try and help solidify a group of defensemen that is a blend of veterans and youth.

02/04/2014

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YouthLink Helps Homeless Youth With The Support They Need

For four decades, YouthLink has been helping homeless youth with food, counseling and academic support.

10/01/2013

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Foreston Youth Dies After Being Hit By Car

A 17-year-old Foreston youth died when he was hit by a car as he was trying to cross a highway.

09/29/2013

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Nat’l Survey Finds Marijuana Use Increasing Steadily

New numbers reveal more Americans are using marijuana. The report, released Wednesday, was done by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and it shows that marijuana use has increased steadily over the past five years.

09/04/2013

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Charges: Duluth Little League Coach Sexually Assaulted Player

A Duluth man is accused of sexually assaulting a boy on his Little League baseball team, including photographing the two of them together naked. Peter Jay Olson, 47, is charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, one count of possessing pictorial presentation of minors, and one count of use of a minor in a sexual performance.

06/28/2013

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Siebert Field: A Place For All Kinds Of MN Baseball

Outdoor baseball is the craze in this state, the Gophers added their own new stadium this spring. But it took until summer to really appreciate it — and no one likes it more than the young players during summer baseball camps.

06/26/2013

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Homeless Youth In Minn. Face Uncertain Future

Wilder Research estimates, that on any night in the state of Minnesota, 2,500 youth and young adults are homeless and unaccompanied by an adult.

06/10/2013

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Positively MN: Nonprofit Curbs Growing Homeless Youth Population

Minnesota’s homeless youth population is growing. On any given night, 2,500 young people spend the night on couches, car backseats, or worst of all, at city parks across the Metro. More than 10,000 Minnesotans younger than 18 will experience homelessness in some form this year.

05/16/2013

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Banned Yearbook Photo

A mother wants to have a picture with her child in her yearbook. The school says no, what do you say? Tell us on our Facebook page.

05/03/2013

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Art Program Aims To Help Homeless Youth Be Kids

Inside the art covered walls of YouthLink lies a refuge — a safe place for youth with nowhere to call home.

04/24/2013

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How Old Are You Really????

Take a 7 minute quiz from Harvard Researchers to find your REAL age!

04/23/2013

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How To Look Younger Without Surgery

We know the sun’s powerful rays can cause damage to our skin like brown spots, wrinkles and even cancer. Now new technology is using light to do the opposite.

03/20/2013

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Wis. Teen Using Crash Survival Experience To Educate Others

Cody Varney nearly died last March when the vehicle he was riding in rolled three times on a Wisconsin roadway. Now, he’s hoping to educate other teen drivers on the dangers behind the wheel.

03/10/2013

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Dogs Help Youngsters To Read

Reading is arguably one of the most important lessons learned in school, but literacy can be a challenge for some students.

08/11/2012

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