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Conjoined Twins Are Separated

Source: CBS News, Sat May 13, 2006
Rochester, Minn - Surgeons separated 5-month-old twins born joined at the chest and abdomen, continuing the delicate and lengthy operation Friday night.

Duluth moves to protect its forest-in-the-city

Source: Star Tribune, Fri January 06, 2006
Duluth, Minnesota - Duluth has permanently protected 1,800 acres of city-owned land in a first-of-its kind program designed to preserve ecologically important areas.

USDA releases funds to restore wetlands in 20 states

Source: Capitol Reports, Tue August 02, 2005
Washington, DC - Agriculture Deputy Secretary Chuck Conner has announced the availability of $5 million in the Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP) for restoration activities in 20 states.

Once-Daily Pill Lowers Blood Sugar and Cholesterol in Diabetics

Source: HealthDay, Mon June 13, 2005
Minneapolis, MN - A drug that could simplify pill-taking for many Americans with the most common form of diabetes has shown promise in clinical trials, researchers report.

Upper Mississippi River Levels Adjusted for Fish, Wildlife

Source: ABC News, Sun June 05, 2005
St. Paul, MN - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Water Level Management Task Force of the River Resources Forum, plans on implementing a drawdown of Pool 5 on the Upper Mississippi River for the benefit of fish and wildlife this summer.

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