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Minneapolis 'Tent City' A Refuge For HomelessStarting at the intersection of Franklin Avenue and 16th Avenue South is a homeless camp filled with tents.
Dakota County Attorney Sues Opioid MakersThe Dakota County Attorney’s office is suing drug companies for wrongful practices contributing to the opioid crisis,
Bat Found Near Lake Harriet Tested Positive For RabiesHealth officials are seeking to contact members of the public who might have had contact last week with a bat that tested positive for rabies.
Fraser Adapts To Help Each Child With Autism“Fraser has been awesome about adapting services for each child. There is a saying: If you have met one child with autism, you've only met one child.”
Mayo Clinic Tops U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals ListIn Minnesota, the next-best ranked hospital was Allina Health's Abbott Northwestern, followed by Mercy.
New Report Shows Huge Differences In Procedure PricesThe Minnesota Department of Health has discovered a big difference in the prices patients pay for the same surgeries.
CDC: Four Cases Of West Nile Virus Confirmed In MinnesotaAll four cases were discovered after those affected donated blood and it tested positive for the virus when screened.
What Does Screen Time Do To Our Kids?The Centers for Disease Control says kids over 8 spend between six to eight hours a day on a screen.
Wellness Program Has Older Adults Walking Tens Of Thousands Of MilesA group of older adults with world-wide aspirations traveled around the earth on foot -- without ever leaving Minnesota.
New Study: Obesity Increases Severity Of Flu VirusA new study from the National Institute of Health found that obesity increases the severity of the influenza A virus.
Autism, Sleep Apnea Now Qualify For Medical PotMinnesota residents with autism or obstructive sleep apnea can now qualify for the state's medical marijuana program.
Toxic Blue-Green Algae Spotted On Northern Minnesota LakesHigh temperatures and heavy rainfall have created the perfect breeding ground for the toxic bacteria.