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  • An FDA study estimated that 10 in 10,000 women taking the drospirenone-containing drugs would get a blood clot per year, compared with about six in 10,000 women taking older contraceptives

    A ruling last week on the morning-after pill, as well as government recommendations on new forms of birth control, could have long-lasting effects on women’s perceptions of its safety, health experts say.

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    12 Dec 11
  • Cannonball hits home in “MythBusters” TV shoot

    A cannonball shot during an experiment gone awry on the television show “MythBusters” crashed into a home in Northern California, but no one was injured, the company behind the program said on Wednesday.

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    12 Dec 11
  • Jewel of a gift lands in Kansas City area Salvation Army kettle

    Tossing a stone into a Salvation Army kettle at Christmas wouldn’t be a nice thing to do. Unless it’s a diamond, of course.

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    12 Dec 11
  • NHL leading Wild focused on winning

    Almost in anonymity, Minnesota keeps rolling. The NHL standings leader completed a sweep of its four-game West Coast road trip when it upended Phoenix 4-1 Saturday night. The Wild have won seven in a row …

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    12 Dec 11
  • Adelman needs to step up the learning process

    Just when Timberwolves fans finally had something to really get excited about, along came the NBA lockout. That delayed the season by nearly two months and placed the team in a precarious position as the …

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    12 Dec 11
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    The Vikings need to finish 2-1 against the Saints, Redskins and Bears to avoid becoming the first team to lose 14 games in the 51-year history of the franchise. “That’s our motivation now,” defensive end …

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    12 Dec 11
  • The Latest

    Here is the latest sports news: The Lions held off the Vikings. The red-hot Wild will be back in action tomorrow. The Gophers host Central Michigan tomorrow. The Wolves open preseason play Saturday. Lions Use …

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    12 Dec 11
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    The Gustavus Men’s Basketball team trying to figure out how to stop the Oles, during a second half time out. St Olaf’s Bobby Fong led 4 players in double figures with 31 points. St Olaf improves to 4 …

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    10 Dec 11