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Gopher Quarterback Honored

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Minnesota Golden Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner is the Big Ten Freshman of the Week.  Leidner rushed for 151 yards and four touchdowns in Saturday’s 43-24 rout of San Jose State.  He also was 5-of-12 for 71 yards as the Gophers improved to 4-and-0 on the season.  Minnesota opens Big Ten play on Saturday at home against Iowa.

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HIV Testing Encouraged

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State officials says HIV/AIDS is still a big problem in Minnesota and are urging people to get tested

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Fatality Accidents Common On 4th Of July Weekend

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The upcoming holiday weekend is typically one of the most dangerous times of the year for traffic crashes involving alcohol in Iowa.

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Branstad Committed To Closing Facilities

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has until July 6th to make final decisions on the entire state budget outline legislators sent him earlier this month, but Branstad's giving strong hints he'll reject the legislature's plan to keep the Mental Health Institutes in Clarinda and Mount Pleasant open.

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Gas prices down headed into holiday weekend

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The decline comes amid a 42-cent jump recorded over the previous nine weeks.

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Congress Using Appropriations to Force Dietary Guidelines

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Legislation has been introduced in the House and Senate that would force the Dietary Guidelines Committee to follow sound science…