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GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn.-- There have been 24 drownings on Minnesota lakes so far this year. And that's already nearly double what the state saw all of last year.

LeeAnn Mortensen from North Memorial Injury Prevention andthe Water Safety Task Force joined us today with some tips on staying safe both in and around the water this year.

For more information and tips, call the North Memorial - Twin Cities Metro Water Safety Task Force at 763-520-4145.

For more information about North Memorial, visit northmemorial.com/nmclinics/.

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