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MINNEAPOLIS - Here’s a mystery you likely thought you’d never hear: how did a mummified monkey end up in the ceiling of a 116-year-old downtown Minneapolis department store? That is the question that everyone was wondering when the monkey was discovered by a group of construction workers doing restoration to the historic building on Nicollet Mall.
OWASSO, Okla.—The family of a 7-year-old Oklahoma boy who was born with two rare genetic conditions are now the proud new owners of a cat that shares the exact same characteristics. Madden Humphreys, of Owasso, Okla., was born with a bilateral cleft lip and palate. He also has a rare condition known as heterochromia iridum, which means his eyes are two different colors. For Madden, looking different than his peers, unfortunately, has resulted in several bullying-related incidents at school.
PONCE INLET, Fla. - A pair of Florida fisherman got the surprise of a lifetime Saturday, March 24, when a massive great white shark decided to circle their fishing boat. The two fisherman, Kyle Morningstar and Ian Smith, of Port Orange, Fla., happened to capture the shark circling the boat on video with their cell phones.
BUFFALO, Minn. — A 17-year-old Minnesota woman crashed through the front of the building here that administers driver's license tests — while she was attempting to pass the road portion of her driver's license exam. Buffalo Police said in a Facebook post that the incident happened around 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, in the 10 block of First Avenue South in Buffalo, a town of about 15,000 residents in Minnesota's Wright County northwest of Minneapolis.
STANFORD, Calif. - Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine in California have developed a breakthrough cancer treatment that eliminates tumors in mice, a newly released study found. The cancer vaccine, which was tested on laboratory mice injected with various forms of cancer throughout their bodies, is currently in a clinical trial for patients receiving treatment for lymphoma. One of the two agents that make up the vaccine is currently approved for use in humans, according to researchers.
WABASHA, Minn.—A 19-year-old Minnesota woman is dead following an accident at a ski resort in southeastern Minnesota Saturday, Jan. 20, according to KTTC-TV. Bethany Becker, of Corcoran, Minn., hit a tree after failing to make a turn toward the bottom of a ski slope at Coffee Mill Ski Area in Wabasha, according to police. An ambulance crew arrived on scene and transported Becker to Mayo Clinic-Saint Marys and met the Mayo One helicopter at Plainview along the way.
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz published a tweet Friday, Jan. 12, which appears to be in response to recent remarks made by President Trump. The tweet from Wentz reads: "Much love for the people of Haiti! They've been thru so much but it was incredible to see so much hope for them--even tho they've been stricken by so many natural disasters. Such a resilient nation & a place I'm passionate about. Definitely changed @jmattjmattjmatt and I forever!" Much love for the people of Haiti!
MINNEAPOLIS—Disgruntled motorists in Minnesota and North Dakota now have statistical evidence to their claims that their state has some of the worst drivers in the country. According to a newly released study by insurance company QuoteWizard, Minnesota is the second-ranked state in the country when it comes to having the worst drivers. That is up nine spots from the same study released in 2016 that had Minnesota ranked as the 11th-worst state for bad drivers. North Dakota was ranked 10th.
NORTHFIELD, Ill. - A suburban Chicago family is lucky to still have their pet dog after it was randomly attacked by a coyote Wednesday morning, Dec.
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. - A Colorado woman claims to have seen Bigfoot while driving along a major Nebraska highway Saturday night, Nov. 25. But, like many who have came and gone before her, there seems to be no other witnesses.