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Twin Cities Quickly Becoming a Hub for Robotics

 "The Land of 10,000 Lakes" is turning into the land of 10,000 robots. The Twin Cities are becoming a hub for robotics.

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U of M Students Get 'Animal Therapy'

University of Minnesota students could take a break from classes and studying Wednesday and spend some time with animals.

The Boynton Health Service hosted the free weekly animal therapy session.

Spending time with dogs and other animals can help reduce students' stress and even lower their heart rate and blood pressure.

U of M Nursing Program Expansion Could Help Solve Doctor Shortage

The University of Minnesota is expanding a nursing program that could help with an expected shortage of doctors.

The U of M School of Nursing will train 500 more advanced practice nurses in the next ten years through three year Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degrees.

Gun Alert Lifted at University of Minnesota

Officials at the University of Minnesota have lifted a warning for students to take shelter after a man with a gun tried to rob a student in Anderson Hall on the West Bank campus Monday afternoon.

Officials say the suspect displayed a gun and tried to rob a female student of her laptop around 3 p.m. She screamed and the suspect took off through a tunnel system.

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U of M Steps Up Security after Recent Robberies

Person of interest in U of M attempted robbery - Photo: U of M

Following an attempted robbery at gunpoint on the University of Minnesota campus, University President Eric Kahler promised additional measures to ensure the safety of students and faculty.

An Event Quickly Building 'Bikes 4 Kids' to be Held Tonight in Maple Grove

On Nov. 13 at 7 p.m., "Free Bikes 4 Kidz" (FB4K) will host its second-annual Wrench Slinger Shootout where teams of local bike shops and mechanics will assemble 240 brand-new bikes for children in Maple Grove.

Santa Visits Minnesota Malls

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Santa Claus visited the Mall of America on Tuesday.    
     
There was a full celebration to welcome Santa, complete with Christmas Carols and cookies.
     
Santa will be available for photos in the Sear's court every night through Christmas Eve.