Health officials are encouraging you to test your home for radon this winter. The state Health Department's Dan Tranter says radon occurs naturally in Minnesota soils all across Minnesota. "It is a lung carcinogen, it's the 2nd leading cause of lung cancer and the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers, unfortunately, lung cancer is still by far the leading cause of cancer deaths in our country." Tranter says about 40-percent of Minnesota homes have dangerous levels of radon and the only way for residents to know if their home has radon is to test.
12/9/21 Entertainment News -- Amazon is set to stream the Kanye West and Drake concert this evening. Taking place in Los Angeles, the "Free Larry Hoover" concert will stream globally on Prime Video and the Amazon Music App, as well as the Amazon Music Twitch channel at 8 pm Pacific time. The show is set to benefit Larry Hoover, a former gang leader who was convicted of murder, conspiracy, extortion and money laundering in 1997. He's serving six life sentences in federal prison. His son was featured on West's latest album, talking about issues with the country's criminal justice system. -- [...]
10/7/21 Entertainment News -- Famed Broadway composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is speaking out about the film adaptation of his musical "Cats." Speaking to Variety, he said the 2019 film was "off-the-scale all wrong." He said it was so bad, he went out and got a dog for the first time. Now, he says the dog has become his therapy dog. When an airline asked why he needed his four legged friend's support he told them to see what Hollywood did to his musical. -- Joaquin Phoenix isn't opposed to making a "Joker" sequel. Speaking to "The Playlist," he said "there are [...]
9/28/21 Entertainment News -- R. Kelly is being found guilty of all the charges against him including racketeering. Back in the 90s, the R&B singer ruled the charts with his anthem "I Believe I Can Fly," but now Acting U.S. Attorney Jacquelyn Kasulis said the verdict shows he preyed on the young, vulnerable and voiceless. The jury deliberated for a total of about nine hours to reach their verdict. Kelly, who's being sentenced in early May, could spend decades behind bars. -- Will Smith is revealing a prior agreement he made with his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith. Speaking to GQ, Smith said [...]
Fritz Urban is a 9 year old member of the St. Peter Community. He is the son of Joseph and Erika Urban, and has 3 siblings. Fritz was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma, a rare and aggressive bone cancer. Approximately 200-250 people in the US are diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma each year. While Ewing Sarcoma tumors are most frequently found in the pelvis or femur, Fritz's tumor grew in his right mandible. Only about 1-4% of Ewing Sarcoma tumors are found in the bones of the face/head. Just to make things more interesting, Fritz's uninvited guest isn't a typical Ewing Sarcoma, but [...]
9/24/21 Entertainment News -- "Harry Potter" star Tom Felton is recovering after falling ill during a golf tournament. TMZ reports the 34-year-old collapsed on Thursday while playing in a celebrity golf tournament at the Whistling Straits golf course in Kohler, Wisconsin. It's unclear what lead to his collapse, but photos showed he was conscious when he was wheeled off the field. -- Global Citizen Live is set to kick off this weekend. The 24-hour concert will take place from seven venues on four continents all around the world on Saturday. The lineup includes Billie Eilish, Shawn Mendes, Metallica, OneRepublic and so [...]
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