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HEALTH WORKER WHO CARED FOR DALLAS EBOLA PATIENT TESTS POSITIVE

A health care worker here who helped treat the Liberian man who died last week of the Ebola virus has tested positive for the disease in a preliminary test, state health officials said Sunday.

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LISTERIA RECALL AT BUDDY’S KITCHEN IN BURNSVILLE

Via KMSP – Buddy’s Kitchen in Burnsville, Minn. is recalling approximately 62,488 pounds of meat and poultry products due to possible listeria contamination.

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DRESS FOR SUCCESS TWIN CITIES HELPS WOMEN IN THE METRO AREA THRIVE

Dress for Success Twin Cities has helped disadvantaged women look their best for job interviews for the last five years.

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ST. PAUL EMS ACADEMY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

St. Paul’s Emergency Medical Services academy began accepting applications last week for next year’s round of training.  The program qualifies participants in CPR and First Responder Certification and includes ride-alongs with the St. Paul Fire Department.

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DETROIT MOTHER OF 3 SHOT, KILLED AFTER TURNING DOWN MAN’S ADVANCES

Police say a man shot and killed a woman after she rejected his advances at an event in Detroit over the weekend. Five people were also injured during the incident.

LOCAL AUTHOR JAMES CLAYTON SET TO PREMIERE NEW SHORT FILM

Local author, James Clayton, has turned his talents to the silver screen and will be releasing his first short film titled “What Do You Want?”

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SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS SEIZED FOR UNPAID STUDENT LOANS

It’s a growing national trend. Last year, 156,000 Americans had their Social Security checks garnished because of student loans they had defaulted on.  

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ARBY’S NEW “MEAT MOUNTAIN” NOT ON THE MENU BUT AVAILABLE TO CUSTOMERS

Arby’s faced a key problem as it moved to attract customers: People thought the restaurant served mainly roast beef.  

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H.S. STUDENTS REQ’D TO WEAR HEART MONITORS IN P.E. CLASS TO TRACK PROGRESS

High school and middle school students in Dubuque will now be required to wear heart monitors during P.E. class to monitor their heart rates to see if they’re getting enough exercise.  

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LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS CLEAR UP “THE PURGE” HOAX

So begins the theatrical trailer for The Purge: Anarchy. The horror movie, released July 18, creates a world in which the government lifts every law for a 12-hour period, making all crimes — including murder — legal and suspending all emergency services.  

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