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Therapy Dog Visits Patient’s At The ‘U’, Helps With Recovery

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Patients at one Twin Cities hospital are getting treatment from an unexpected visitor. Sonja, a Bernese mountain dog mix, makes the rounds at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. She spends just a few minutes with patients, but both patients and doctors say it does a world of good. At the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Shelly Beffa has spent the last two and a half weeks fighting lung cancer. “It’s going to be a long pr ...

May 31 2014, 6:59pm CDT

Full article at: CBS Minnesota YouTube Videos

Topics: Rafael Andrade, Social Issues, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Antibiotics

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Good Question Mailbag: Target Field Turf Design & Flight Numbers

Source: CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Josh from Apple Valley wants to know: How do they make the designs in the grass at Target Field? The outline of the state of Minnesota coincided with the 2014 All-Star Game, and it’s become popular with fans. The Twins say they used an outline of the state in the grass, and then the grounds crew uses brooms and rakes to make the blades of grass lay in the opposite direction of the surrounding grass. Kev ...
Full article at: CBS Minnesota 1 hour ago


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Housing Authority to Sell Parcels

Source: The Lakeland Ledger

The Lakeland Housing Authority is shedding some of its undeveloped acreage, including a 17-acre tract in South Lakeland purchased in 2005 with the intention of building Arbor Manor, a 160-unit apartment complex for low-income sen ...
Full article at: The Lakeland Ledger 1 hour ago

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Border Patrol Agent: Immigrant Surge a ‘National Security Crisis’

Source: Big Government

Border Patrol Agent and Vice President of the National Border Patrol Council Local 3307 Chris Cabrera declared the influx of illegal immigrants into the United States a “national security crisis” on Friday.  “It is a humanitarian crisis, but it is creating a national security crisis because so much of our manpower is being diverted away from criminals from coming in, gang members, narcotics coming through the borders and everybody's caught up with ...
Full article at: Big Government 2 hours ago

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Unreason unleashes a world of hurt

Source: The New Advent

Peer deeply into any one of the many contemporary conflicts afflicting human beings on the world stage—the ISIS purge of Assyrian Christians and other minorities from the boundaries of their putative new Islamic state, the felling of Malaysia Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine, the seething hell-hole that is Gaza—and you will eventually discover, if not the utter renunciation of human reason, at least catastrophic failures to approach conflicts reasonab ...
Full article at: The New Advent 3 hours ago

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Misinformation persists

Source: Pittsburgh Entertainment

As an obstetrician-gynecologist, I am concerned about the far-reaching effect the Supreme Court’s ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby could have on women’s health care. ... ...
Full article at: Pittsburgh Entertainment 3 hours ago

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‘U’ Getting More Selective Amid Record Number Of Applicants

Source: CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – University of Minnesota admissions representatives report the Big 10 School saw a record 44,000 applicants in the last year heading into this fall semester. The university reports there has been an upward trend most years for the past decade, and it affords the school the chance to be more selective in admitting students. According to the university, last year’s incoming freshmen class had an average ACT score of 27.9 ...
Full article at: CBS Minnesota 5 hours ago, 6:45pm CDT

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173 Undocumented Central American Kids Living In MN

Source: CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – New numbers say 173 undocumented kids are living in Minnesota. That number represents a fraction of the thousands of children who have come to the U.S. from Central America, where gangs are recruiting young members and murders are commonplace. “I wake up every morning and hope that it’s not going to be my last day,” Raul (a pseudonym) said from his El Salvador neighborhood. For eight years the teen boy was safe ...
Full article at: CBS Minnesota 5 hours ago, 6:41pm CDT

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'VERY REAL THREAT' GOP rejects housing illegal immigrants on US bases

Source: FOX News

Obama tells Central American leaders to be ready to receive deported illegal immigrantsVIDEO: Obama meets with Central American l ...
Full article at: FOX News 6 hours ago, 6:29pm CDT


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