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Carbon monoxide levels where high at Fryberger Arena Wednesday - NorthLandsNewsCenter.com
Carbon monoxide levels where high at Fryberger Arena Wednesday - NorthLandsNewsCenter.com
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After the Evacuation, Fryberger Arena Did Have Elevated Carbon Monoxide Levels [VIDEO]

Last night we shared a report of an evacuation of Fryberger Arena in Duluth, with Carbon monoxide poisoning suspected in several people at the venue.  To update the story, it does appear that those suspicions proved true.

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Minnesota Department of Public Safety Tip – Indoor Winter Safety

As part of Winter Hazard Awareness Week, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety would like you to know about potential indoor dangers during the winter season.  Carbon monoxide, radon gas, mold, and other indoor air hazards can affect the health of your family.  Read on to learn about the dangers, and how you can prevent them.

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It’s Winter Hazard Awareness Week: Today’s Topic Winter Fire Safety

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has declared this week Winter Hazard Awareness Week.  Each day there's a new topic.  Today's topic deals with the increase of fire incidents in the winter months.  What causes winter fires, and how can you prevent them?  Read on.

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Solid Gold Saturday Morning Artist, George Jones’ Illness Causes Cancellation in Minnesota Again

Good thing George Jones' fans are die-hards, he has had to cancel another performance and it's at the SAME venue he cancelled in April!

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MN DOT Reminds Motorists To Look Out For Trick Or Treaters

Halloween is tomorrow and once again we need to remind motorists to be mindful of increased pedestrian traffic.  Shorter, darker days make it increasingly difficult to spot pedestrians.  The MN DOT also offers tips for drivers and parents and children who are trick or treating.

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Your Car May Have Counterfeit Airbags, See If Your Car Is On The List

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a statement saying that they have arrested a small ring of auto part suppliers that have been selling counterfeit airbags to be installed in cars. They have released a list for you to check and see if your car is on the list.

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Answers to Common Questions About Flu Shots

Times have changed!  I remember when my mother, an RN and Director of Nursing would bring a flu shot form work home for me (I hid under the bed more than once, she always found me).  Or,  you'd need an appointment at the clinic.  Now, you can get a flu shot while your picking up a pork loin.  Or, get a new pair of jeans and some cat litter and a flu shot.  But should you?  Here are some answers to commonly asked questions about flu shots.

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Why Going To The Doctor Is A Last Resort For Me

This photo is a diagram representing the test that was performed on me.  This is why going to the doctor is my last resort. However, despite my best efforts, I could not make it to work every day while I was sick.  I had a cold that started around September 16th.  (It's my birthday cold, I get one every year.)  My wife kept urging me to go to the doctor.  I did what every good husband does... I ignored her for two weeks, then went in when I thought I might die.  Oh what a hassle that began:

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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month — 7 Ways to Donate Now

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when health care experts, cancer survivors and research supporters pull out all the stops to make everyone aware of the need for proper breast cancer screenings, better detection tools and more research aimed at finding a cure.

We've gathered some easy ways for you to show your support below.

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Chris Allen Has The Secret To Great Abs, You’ll Be Shocked! [VIDEO]

If you are like most people, you want to do the least amount of exercise and still get the best results. What if I told you, there is nothing you have to do, no running, sit ups, walking, or shake to take and you too could have great abs?

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Do Bad Teeth Equal Bad Grades?

There are some obvious pitfalls for those children with bad teeth, including self-esteem issues, poor quality of life, and uncontrollable pain.

However, a new study suggests that kids walking around with busted-out, rotten grills may actually suffer more academically.

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Beach Advisory Removed For Duluth Beach

A recent beach advisory in Duluth has just been removed, just in time for a Saturday high of 49 degrees.

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