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Minnesota coach PJ Fleck surprises walk-on with scholarship in incredible way

Minnesota coach PJ Fleck surprises walk-on with scholarship in incredible way

Fleck surprised Juenemann with a scholly during a team meeting. "It was a surreal moment, it was so awesome". The coach made remarks about Juenemann recognizing his work ethic and noting he never gave up through the years. "I've never seen anybody serve and give more than that guy who is not a star player", said Fleck of Juenemann. The original video of the surprise now has close to 400,000 views on Facebook.


Amazon Moving Into US Ticket Sales, Threatens Ticketmaster Dominance

Amazon Moving Into US Ticket Sales, Threatens Ticketmaster Dominance

Amazon has been in discussions about potentially entering the event ticket sales market, according to Reuters . The possibilities for Amazon Prime members to get exclusive ticket deals feels like a natural move since everything Amazon does is about getting customers to sign up for a Prime account...


Man Recovers After Bout with West Nile Virus

Man Recovers After Bout with West Nile Virus

Most people infected with West Nile virus do not get sick. "West Nile is a serious illness spread by mosquitoes in Los Angeles County", said Dr. Jeffrey Gunzenhauser, the county's interim health officer, in a statement Thursday. Of those, seven horses died or were euthanized. This is the first detection of the virus in Grant County this season and the 11th positive mosquito sample statewide in 2017.


President Trump plans to declare national emergency in response to opioid crisis

President Trump plans to declare national emergency in response to opioid crisis

A spokesman for the Democratic National Committee said the president had "done nothing" for the people affected by the drug crisis. Trump also has called for tougher law enforcement, including locking up more drug dealers after what he said was a decline in drug-related prosecutions since 2011, and more aggressive policing at USA borders to stop the import of heroin and synthetic opioids.


Researchers are trying to make pig organs more viable for transplant

Researchers are trying to make pig organs more viable for transplant

The world has a big organ shortage problem: nearly 120,000 people are now waiting for a transplant in the USA, and more than 20 people die each day waiting for a new organ. Formidable obstacles remain "in overcoming immunological rejection and physiological incompatibility of pig organs in humans", he said. As the New York Times reports , researchers have wanted to explore using pigs as organ sources in the past, but plans were thwarted by the fear that viruses from the pigs, called ...


Interstate Covered With Pizza Is Shut Down for Hours After Truck Crash

Interstate Covered With Pizza Is Shut Down for Hours After Truck Crash

The bridge was not damaged in the incident. "Except for the loss of the pizza, I guess". A mass load of the pizzas ended up spilling across Interstate 30 in front of the Arkansas Department of Transportation office. While the frozen pizzas have been cleared, Straessle said the highway has a "slippery spot" from the combination of the pizza sauce, cheese, pepperoni and spilled diesel.