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MINNEAPOLIS -- Medical staff at HCMC took part in the "ice bucket challenge" Saturday, dumping cold water over each others' heads.

They then asked employees at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center to also take the challenge. About a dozen employees responded and doused themselves with ice water Sunday.

The "ice bucket challenge" is an effort to raise money for the ALS Foundation to research cures for the disease.

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