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  1. US warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... American who died from Ebola after traveling from Liberia to Nigeria, talks with a reporter at her home in Coon Rapids, Minn., Tuesday, July 29, 2014. An outbreak of Ebola in West Africa may seem like a distant threat to many Americans, but it is ...

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  2. Widow Of American Ebola Victim Speaks OutRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Decontee Sawyer, wife of Liberian government official Patrick Sawyer, a U.S. citizen who died from Ebola after traveling from Liberia to Nigeria, cradles her 1-year-old daughter Bella at her home in Coon Rapids, Minn., Tuesday, July 29 .

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  3. US warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... American who died from Ebola after traveling from Liberia to Nigeria, talks with a reporter at her home in Coon Rapids, Minn., Tuesday, July 29, 2014. An outbreak of Ebola in West Africa may seem like a distant threat to many Americans, but it is ...

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  4. Man allegedly kills teen in drunken wreck, posts pic of totaled car with smiley faceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | City Pages

    Around 3 p.m. on July 24, Coon Rapids resident Mike VanWager was allegedly involved in two accidents in quick succession along Highway 252 in Brooklyn Park.

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  5. Driver, Michael J. Vanwagner, who killed teen posts picture of his...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... outside world after being driven from the jungle by logging and drug traffickers Michael J. Vanwagner, 24, of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, caused two crashes on July 22 along Hwy. 252 in Brooklyn Park, according to the State Patrol After fleeing the ...

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  6. No Charges Yet In Deadly CrashRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | WWTC-AM Eagan

    ... State Patrol says 16-year-old Jason McCarthy was rear-ended last Tuesday by 24-year-old Michael Vanwagner of Coon Rapids. The accident left McCarthy dead and Vanwagner hospitalized. Authorities are still waiting for the results of a blood alcohol ...

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  7. Gogebic CC looks for new imageRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Daily Globe

    ... of the Rutger Erickson Academic Building. -The board also approved the hiring of Cynthia Anne Brandon-Slocum, of Coon Rapids, Minn ., as the new full-time English instructor for GCC's Copper Country campus. Brandon-Slocum has more than four years of ...

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  8. Ebola Patient Almost Reached USRead the original story

    Wednesday | News Max

    ... citizen who worked for the Finance Ministry of his native Liberia and returned home to his wife and children in Coon Rapids, Minn., whenever he could. He likely would have boarded that flight to Minneapolis had he remained at least outwardly healthy ...

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  9. Ebola fears hit close to homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | WESH-TV

    ... worked as a top government official in the Liberian Ministry of Finance. Sawyer's wife Decontee Sawyer, lives in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, with the couple's three young daughters, 5-year-old Eva, 4-year-old Mia, and Bella, who is 1. The Sawyers are ...

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  10. North Metro Sports PhysicalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | IHigh

    North Metro Pediatrics Clinic of Coon Rapids is offering sports physicals to students at Coon Rapids High School!! The purpose of this event is to provide access to a pre-participation exam, so that students can be active and participate in HS athletics.

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  11. Nigeria Tracking 30,000 People at Risk of Contracting EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Voice of America

    Decontee Sawyer, wife of Liberian government official Patrick Sawyer, a U.S. citizen who died from Ebola after traveling from Liberia to Nigeria, cradles her 1-year-old daughter Bella at her home in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, July 29, 2014. 1 comment

  12. Ebola fear stops flights to Africa countries, prompts warning in UKRead the original story

    Wednesday | GantDaily.com

    ... the death of an American man of Liberian descent in Lagos, Nigeria on Friday. The man, Patrick Sawyer, 40, of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, was a Liberian Finance Ministry employee going to a conference in Nigeria when he started vomiting and had ...

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  13. Coon Rapids man who died from Ebola in Nigeria was headed back to MN soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | City Pages

    Last week, Minnesota came close to becoming the first place in the Western Hemisphere to experience an Ebola case when Patrick Sawyer, a 40-year-old Coon Rapids man, was stricken with the disease in Lagos, Nigeria shortly before he planned to board a flight back home.

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  14. Congressman: Close Border to Ebola CountriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | US News & World Report

    Ebola victim Patrick Sawyer is shown with his daughter at their home in Coon Rapids, Minn.

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  15. Top Ebola doctor dies from the virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... at a local Nigerian hospital on July 20. He died five days later. Sawyer's wife Decontee Sawyer, lives in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, with the couple's three young daughters, 5-year-old Eva, 4-year-old Mia, and Bella, who is 1. The Sawyers are ...

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  16. Courtesy of Samaritan's Purse - He Could Have Brought Ebola...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Beast

    ... citizen who worked for the Finance Ministry of his native Liberia and returned home to his wife and children in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, whenever he could. He almost certainly would have boarded that flight to Minneapolis had he remained at least ...

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  17. Ebola threat 'new and emerging'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Romsey Advertiser

    Decontee Sawyer, the wife of Liberian government official Patrick Sawyer, a US citizen who died from ebola, cradles her one-year-old daughter Bella at her home in Coon Rapids, Minnesota The Government emergencies committee is to meet to discuss how to tackle the "new and emerging" threat of Ebola, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said as fears ... (more)

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  18. Suspected U.S. Ebola victim in Nigeria had planned to visit MinnesotaRead the original story

    Tuesday | Los Angeles Times

    Decontee Sawyer stands in her Coon Rapids, Minn., home beside a photo of her and her husband, Patrick Sawyer, an American who died in Nigeria.

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  19. My man, by wife of Ebola victim who died in LagosRead the original story

    Tuesday | In-depth Africa

    ... worked as a top government official in the Liberian Ministry of Finance. Sawyer's wife Decontee Sawyer, lives in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, with the couple's three young daughters, five-year-old Eva, four-year-old Mia, and Bella, who is one. The ...

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  20. Ebola victim planned August trip to Minnesota, wife saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Yahoo!

    ... America. "Patrick could've easily come home with Ebola," Decontee Sawyer, his wife, told KSTP-TV . She lives in Coon Rapids, Minn., with the couple's three daughters. "Easy. Easy. It's close; it's at our front door. It knocked down my front door." ...

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