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Meals On Wheels Partners With Open Arms To Make Food Fresh

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Meals on Wheels in the Twin Cities serves 2,000 meals, mostly to seniors every day, but until the past few weeks they have never had their own kitchen. 319 more words

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Talking Points: Prince’s Death & The Opioid Epidemic

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — This Friday marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Prince from an accidental overdose of the opioid fentanyl.

Addiction experts and public health officials agree his passing has helped elevate discussion and awareness of the opioid epidemic here in Minnesota and around the world. 157 more words

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Study: Road Salt In Lakes, Rivers May Wipe Out Aquatic Life

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Twin Cities lakes and rivers face a pollution threat that could wipe out fish and other aquatic life by 2050, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 319 more words

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Klobuchar Pushes For Support On Bills Aiming To Curb Opioid Abuse

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — New figures show a dramatic jump in opioid deaths in the Twin Cities. At the same time, federal lawmakers are pushing for new measures to keep an especially lethal opiate from coming into the country. 400 more words

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Lawmakers Work To Stop Carfentanil From Entering Country

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – New figures show a dramatic jump in opioid deaths in the Twin Cities.

At the same time, federal lawmakers are pushing for new measures to keep an especially lethal form of opioid from coming into the country. 219 more words

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Talking Points: The Battle Inside The White House

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch will be sworn in Monday at a ceremony at the White House.

The ceremony comes as the Trump administration is continuing to downplay reports of infighting among the president’s top advisers. 191 more words

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Gov. Dayton Urges Congressional Delegation To Oppose Trump Budget

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Gov. Mark Dayton wrote a letter Monday to Minnesota’s Congressional Delegation, asking them to oppose President Donald Trump’s budget.

The budget calls for sharp cuts and even the elimination of programs that the governor says help hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans. 388 more words

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