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Members of Gold Cross pile out of the truck during the Ebola practice drill. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Members of Gold Cross pile out of the truck during the Ebola practice drill. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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University of Minnesota Will Be Regional Ebola Center

The University of Minnesota Medical Center has been named a regional treatment center for patients with Ebola and other highly infectious diseases.

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Ernie and his wife Carol inside their home in Avon. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
Ernie and his wife Carol inside their home in Avon. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
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85-Year-Old Veteran From Avon Able to Return Home From Nursing Facility Thanks to State Initiative

An 85-year-old veteran in Avon was recently able to return to his home from a nursing facility after having his leg amputated, thanks to a state initiative. Ernie Opatz is one of more than 2,200 Minnesotans who have left nursing homes thanks to the Return to Community initiative.

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Study Finds Drug Contamination in Minnesota’s Lakes, Rivers

A new study by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has found widespread contamination by pharmaceutical drugs and other chemicals in the state's lakes and rivers.

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(Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON)
(Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON)
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Local Senior Athletes Compete in Minnesota Senior Games [VIDEO]

It's the Minnesota Senior Games in St. Cloud and we caught up with a couple participants at the shuffleboard court. We met with two players, one has been playing since the '70s, and asked them about playing in the senior games.

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3 More Minnesota Farms Hit By Bird Flu, State Total Now 97

Three more Minnesota turkey farms have been hit by probable cases of bird flu, raising the state's total to 97. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health says the presumptive new cases reported Wednesday include flocks in Brown, Meeker and Kandiyohi counties.

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Lucy / Townsquare Media
Lucy / Townsquare Media
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Brew Review: Loon Juice

Summer is the season for ciders and this crisp, refreshing offering is brewed right here in Minnesota.

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Getty Images
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Wolves Get Lucky, Get First Pick In NBA Draft

For the first time since 2004, the team with the best odds for the first pick in the NBA Draft will be making it. The Minnesota Timberwolves had a 25% chance for the number one pick entering tonight's (Tuesday) NBA Draft Lottery and the team got it.

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rarvesen, Flickr
rarvesen, Flickr
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Initiative Seeks Better Habitat To Help Minnesota’s Moose

With Minnesota's moose population on the decline, conservation groups have teamed up with government agencies in hopes of helping the animals hang on by enhancing the habitat that's critical to their survival.

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Governor Mark Dayton, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Governor Mark Dayton, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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Dayton Readies Veto Pen For Education Bill As Deadline Nears

Minnesota's Legislature has sent an education budget to Gov. Mark Dayton's desk where it's likely to meet his veto pen.

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Minnesota Parents Liked Henry, Olivia For Baby Names In 2014

Minnesota parents really liked Henry and Olivia for baby names in 2014.

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