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SOUTH AFRICA - A recent incident in South Africa resulted in the hunter being the hunted. A suspected poacher was mauled to death and eaten by a pride of lions near Kruger National Park in South Africa, according to police, adding that little was left of the victim's body.
Dawning a greenish-blue button down and a polka-dot bow tie, 1-year-old Lucas Warren of Georgia lets out a smile for the camera that could light up the world. It would be that infectious smile that would catch the eye of Bill Partyka, CEO of Gerber, the baby food giant.
STANFORD, Calif. - Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine in California have developed a breakthrough cancer treatment that eliminates tumors in mice, a newly released study found. The cancer vaccine, which was tested on laboratory mice injected with various forms of cancer throughout their bodies, is currently in a clinical trial for patients receiving treatment for lymphoma. One of the two agents that make up the vaccine is currently approved for use in humans, according to researchers.
FARGO—There's an unsettling and unwelcoming trend settling into the region and it's not expected to go away anytime soon, according to petroleum industry experts. As of Thursday, Feb. 1, the average price for a gallon of gasoline in the United States is $2.60, according to GasBuddy. That number is 18 cents higher than the original forecasted average for February of $2.42 per gallon. Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota all rank near the middle of the pack as far as average price per gallon of gas among all 50 states.
SIDNEY, N.Y. - Donald Savastano didn't even make it back to his car after leaving the convenience store where he purchased a $1 million-winning scratch-off lottery ticket. "I couldn't believe it," Savastano said in a newsday.com report . "I brought it back in and scanned it under the ticket checker and knew it was a winner."
FARGO—This just in: Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz can move "merch," as the kids call it, just as well as he can move the chains. Wentz finished the 2017 season as the No. 1 mover of merchandise sold through NFLShop.com, according a report from SportsBusiness Daily.
WILLOW GROVE, Pa. - Shortly after calling police in a panic, the pregnant mother of four-year-old Tahjir Smith began to carry her unresponsive, battered son outside, laying him on the ground as they waited for paramedics to arrive. Shortly after 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, Tahjir Smith was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
WABASHA, Minn.—A 19-year-old Minnesota woman is dead following an accident at a ski resort in southeastern Minnesota Saturday, Jan. 20, according to KTTC-TV. Bethany Becker, of Corcoran, Minn., hit a tree after failing to make a turn toward the bottom of a ski slope at Coffee Mill Ski Area in Wabasha, according to police. An ambulance crew arrived on scene and transported Becker to Mayo Clinic-Saint Marys and met the Mayo One helicopter at Plainview along the way.
If it weren't for a game-winning desperation heave from Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum to wide receiver Stefon Diggs on Sunday, Jan. 14, the following Monday would have sent most Vikings fans into a downward, depression-inducing spiral of gloom. But, despite the victory, chances are you were depressed anyway. No, it wasn't because of the bone-chilling, subzero temperatures outside or the fact that you ate half your bodyweight in chicken wings and now, as a result, have moved a notch in the wrong direction on your belt.
NEW ORLEANS - Saints fans took to Twitter Sunday night, Jan. 14 to express frustration after the Vikings pulled off a stunning victory on the last play of the game.