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New E-Cig Law

New E-Cig Law

New regulations on E-Cig flavors sales are being moved forward by US Health Regulators. The plan of the new guidelines is to keep E-Cigs out of the hands of teenagers who are under the age of 18. The guidelines would restrict sales of flavored products in stores by customers verifying their age or age-restricted areas for vaping products According to […]

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Manafort Sentenced

Manafort Sentenced

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sentenced to 3 1/2 additional years in prison for tax and bank fraud. Last week Manafort was sentenced to 4 years in a different case. The sentence follows harsh assignment for both the judge and prosecutor.

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College Bribery

College Bribery

Manuel Henriquez is stepping down as the head of a Silicon Valley hedge fund after being part of a college bribery scheme.On Tuesday, Henriquez was arrested in New York City and released on $500,000 bail. Fifty people have been charged in the scandal for bribing colleges to get their children in top colleges. Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin are of […]

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Chanhassen Dinner Theaters’ Mamma Mia!

Chanhassen Dinner Theaters’ Mamma Mia!

Chanhassen Dinner Theaters is back with a new show that set a record for ticket sales. The musical Mamma Mia! had it’s opening night March 8th. Mamma Mia! is the jukebox musical that features songs from the band ABBA. It follows 20 year old Sophie Sheridan and while getting ready for her wedding she discover’s her mother Donna’s diary that […]

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No-deal vote as UK MPs decide on future of Brexit

No-deal vote as UK MPs decide on future of Brexit

The European Union is arguably the world’s most powerful bloc. But it’s about to lose the United Kingdom, one of its biggest members. Just how and when the UK leaves the EU will have implications that ripple around the globe. Britain + exit = Brexit. It’s the idea that the Brits will leave the European Union. But in a stunning […]

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Minnesota’s moose population remains low but stable

Survey results show Minnesota’s moose population remains low but stable in 2019. This is the 8th consecutive year of stability in the population. The DNR began modern moose surveys in 2005. Since then, significant population decline from 2009 to 2012 has stabilized. The annual population survey is critical to tracking gender and age makeup of the moose. This allows the […]

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Flooding Season: What to expect

  As Minnesota recovers from the latest blizzard, and the first day of spring just weeks away, there is another threat waiting around the corner: when the snow begins to melt, and the flooding plains begin to rise. The entire state of Minnesota is covered with snow, ranging from 18-30 inches.  And with warmer weather and rainfall scheduled for later […]

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United Healthcare Rebate

United Healthcare Rebate

United Health Care is expanding a program that passes rebates directly from drugmakers to consumers. Starting next year, all employer-sponsored health care plans that use UnitedHealthCare must give pass point-of-sale discounts to consumers. The Minnetonka based insurer says the initial direct-rebate program has lowered costs by $130 per prescription.

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Trump Medicare Cuts

Trump Medicare Cuts

President Trump is facing harsh criticism for steep Medicare payment cuts to hospitals proposed in his new budget. The budget calls for $845 billion in Medicare spending reductions over the next 10 years. The White House says this is a better use of taxpayers’ dollars. As presidential candidate, Trump pledged not to cut Social Security, Medicare, or Medicaid.

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SCSU Health Services Recognized

SCSU Health Services Recognized

St Cloud State Student Health Services has been accredited by COLA for providing quality services for their patients. To earn the COLA accreditation SCSU had to demonstrate excellent quality in operations and pass a rigorous onsite laboratory survey. SCSU health services earned this accreditation for their long-term commitment to provide services to their patients. Since the year 2009, SCSU has […]

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