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Risk of Heat-Related Illnesses Greater with Extreme Heat Wave

With the excessive heat warning in affect until Friday, local health officials want you to take extra precautions while outdoors. Temperatures are expected in the 90s with high humidity and heat indices up to 110.

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Know The Signs of Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

Heat indices are expected to climb to between 100˚ and 120˚ this week.  Stay cool, smart, well hydrated, and aware during this week's heat wave.  Extreme heat is the #1 weather killer, so it's important to know these signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke; which can be deadly. 

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Hot Dogs & Corn Dogs Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

Check your fridge and freezer for these hot dogs and corn dogs, because they've been recalled by Bar-S Foods due to possible listeria contamination. Listeria can cause fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions sometimes preceded by gastrointestinal symptoms.

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What Do You Do To Relieve Your Sunburn? [POLL] [DISCUSSION]

There are some people in this world who NEVER get sunburned.

Then again, lots of people ALWAYS get sunburned. (Like me..)

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London Mayor Boris Johnson Launches 'Summer Of Cycling' Campaign
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MAY Is National Bike Month! Do You Know These Proper Hand Signals For Bicyclists?

Bicycles have a lot of advantages! They cut down on your fuel costs, they help out the environment, and they also gives you a lot of exercise!

So, in honor of May being National Bike Month, check out the proper safety hand signals to use while bicycling!

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Tell 98.1 Your Favorite “Work-Out” Song! [SURVEY]

Everyone has that one song that makes them feel like Hercules. But some songs are better than others for getting your sweat on at the gym!

Tell us your favorite tune to listen to while you're working out!

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You Could Have Urine in Your Rice Krispies and Bars [GRAPHIC WARNING]

The FDA is investigating Kellogg's after a video surfaced showing a worker urinating on cereal at a Kellogg's assembly line in Memphis.

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Assisted Suicide Bill Discussed In a Minnesota State Senate Committee [POLL]

A bill submitted to the Minnesota Senate was discussed Wednesday that would allow terminally ill patients the opportunity to receive life-ending medication.

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This Crazy Flu Strain Has Officially Hit St. Cloud Hard

If you haven't seen the likes of this terribly catchy flu strain going around, you've been hiding under a rock...and should stay there for a while!

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Minnesota vs. The Flu (We Are Losing)

Are you down with the sickness?

The Minnesota Health Department says that the flu is now widespread in the state.

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Study Shows St. Cloud Teenage Substance Abuse Worse Than Ever

If you've wondered about a college town and it's alcohol and drug usage, this report gives it to you straight up. The problems start for 12-17 year old's in the St. Cloud area!

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How To Meditate: 10 Simple Steps!

Lately, I have been VERY curious when it comes to meditation. But honestly, I just didn't even know how to start. So, here are a few simple steps - start this adventure with me!

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