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Duluth Rises Above Seizures

Epilepsy Foundation hosts Annual Walk to Raise Money and Awareness

Duluth, Minn- 1 out of 10 people have seizures in their life. Now epilepsy occurs when a person has two or more seizures at a time, and 1 out of 26 have it, with some not even knowing until much later in life. At Park Point, epileptics and their supporters connected, and walked, to rise above seizures. Around 300–400 people arrived…

Father Shot on Minnesota Sidewalk had Fled From Iraq

Al Naddf had fled Iraq to escape violence.

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A man who was fatally shot on a sidewalk in Rochester, Minnesota, fled Iraq several years ago to escape violence. Ahmed Muafaq Abdulhu Al Naddf, 40, immigrated to the U.S. in 2014 with his wife and their two children. Al Naddf died after being shot in the chest Monday night. Police have arrested 25-year-old Eric Tyler…

Liebling’s Exit Leaves Just Three DFL Candidates for Governor

Rep. Tina Liebling has dropped out of the race.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Longtime Democratic state Rep. Tina Liebling is ending her campaign for governor. The Rochester lawmaker announced Monday she was dropping from the race. Liebling had struggled to gain traction and fundraising in the wide-open race to replace Gov. Mark Dayton. She says it was clear she could not win the DFL endorsement. Her exit leaves…