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Memorial for Mark McAfee

Two memorials are being held today for Mark Mcfee, the AFSCME Council 5 political staff member who died unexpectedly on May 6, when a blood clot obstructed his pulmonary artery. First McAfee‚Äôs life will be honored at the Cremation Society… Continue Reading →

Cell Phone Becomes Fatal in Car

We all know that messing with our cell phones while driving is dangerous. We know, but most of us still do it. Well, think twice. Yesterday, a woman in Columbia Heights reached for her cell phone will driving and ending… Continue Reading →

R.I.P. Alex Chilton

“Alex Chilton, the pop hitmaker, cult icon and Memphis rock iconoclast best known as a member of 1960s pop-soul act the Box Tops and the 1970s power-pop act Big Star, died Wednesday at a hospital in New Orleans,” says the… Continue Reading →

R.I.P. Darcy Pohland

(via WCCO) Longtime WCCO-TV reporter Darcy Pohland died overnight. She was 48 years old. Pohland was discovered by a personal care attendant Friday morning at her home in Minneapolis. She had apparently died in her sleep. Her cause of death… Continue Reading →

Norman Borlaug, RIP

This weekend saw the death of Norman Borlaug, University of Minnesota Alum, father of the Green Revolution, and a man who may have saved a billion people from starving to death.

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