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Good Question: How Do You Get Asylum?

What is asylum? How does someone get it? Good Question.

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Good Question: How Important Is Football To Colleges?

How important is football to a college? Good Question.

09/02/2015

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Good Question: Why Does Time Fly When You’re Having Fun?

Why does time fly when you’re having fun? Good Question.

09/01/2015

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Good Question: How Does Our State Fair Stack Up?

Each year since 1885, families have come out to the Great Minnesota Get-Together. Last year, the fair had record-breaking attendance. There are other state celebrations across the country. So how does our fair compare? Good Question.

08/31/2015

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Good Questions: Dial Tones, Pronto Pups, Driving In The U.K.

Every Friday, Heather Brown answers some of our viewers burning questions. This week, she tells us abotu the reverse roads in the U.K., dial tones on cell phones and of course, Pronto Pup!

08/28/2015

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Good Question: How Do You Get A Booth At The Fair?

How do you get a booth at the State Fair? Good Question. There are only four new food vendors this year but about 470 people on the wait list. It’s a little easier for non-food vendors, where 900 people were waiting for 75 spots this year.

08/27/2015

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Good Question: How Frequent Are Construction Accidents?

How often do construction accidents occur? Good Question.

08/26/2015

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Good Question: What Is A ‘Market Correction’?

After another day of huge sell-offs on Wall Street, the Dow Jones is down 13 percent and the S&P 500 is down 11 percent from their highs back in May. That means it’s an official market correction.

08/24/2015

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Good Questions: Highways, Green Screens & Presidents

Every Friday, Heather Brown answers some of our viewers burning questions. This week, she’ll tell you about the names of highways, how green screens work and about the qualifications for the vice presidency.

08/21/2015

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Good Question: Why Are Minnesotans So Proud Of Their State?

So, why are Minnesotans so proud of their state? Good Question.

08/20/2015

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Good Question: What Are We Missing When We Dine Alone?

What are we losing out on when we dine alone? Good Question.

08/19/2015

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Good Question: How Will Population Growth Change The Planet?

What will the world look like in 2050? or 2100? Good Question.

08/18/2015

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Good Questions: Moths, Crops, Dog Days Of Summer

Every Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown explores moths, crops and the dog days of summer.

08/14/2015

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Good Question: What Is The Real Cost Of A Smartphone?

Verizon Wireless says it’s now joining the path other cellphone companies have already taken – no contracts.

The company announced Wednesday it will do away with two-year contracts that offer subsidies of hundreds of dollars on new phones.

08/13/2015

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Good Question: Why Do Bees Sting?

Why do bees sting? Good Question.

08/12/2015

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Good Question: Why Are Some Cancers More Deadly Than Others?

Why are some forms of cancer so much more deadly than others? Good Question.

08/11/2015

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Good Question: How Do We Pay For College?

According to Sallie Mae, the average American family will spend $24,164 this year on undergraduate college for 18-24 year olds. For four-year private institution, that number jumps to $41,875. For a two-year public college, it’s $13,531. So, how do we pay for college? Good Question.

08/10/2015

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Good Questions: The Vice President, Tornado Sirens & Seeing In The Dark

Every Friday, Heather Brown answers some burning questions from WCCO viewers. This week, she talks about seeing in the dark, the Vice President and tornado sirens.

08/07/2015

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Good Question: How Many Nuclear Weapons Still Exist?

The United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima 70 years ago Thursday. Estimates of causalities were anywhere between 90,000 and 160,000 people. It was the first nuclear weapon ever used, at a time when the United States was the only country with that capability. All of that has changed.

08/06/2015

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Good Question: Why Do Parents In U.S. Get Less Time Off Than In Other Countries?

If you are planning on having a baby, a good company to work for is Netflix. The company announced Tuesday they are starting an “unlimited leave policy,” meaning new moms and dads can take as much time off as they want, with pay, during the child’s first year.

08/05/2015

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Good Question: How Does The DNR Count Fish?

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources shut down walleye fishing on Lake Mille Lacs Monday night for the first time in history. The decision was made because of the record-low walleye population on the lake, and because the quota was met for how many walleyes could be harvested this year.

08/04/2015

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Good Question: Can Deleted Text Messages Be Recovered?

During the NFL’s “deflategate” investigation, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady told the league he had destroyed his Samsung cell phone, and that meant the NFL couldn’t recover his text messages, as part of their investigation.

08/03/2015

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Good Questions: West St. Paul, Hiccups, Bumper Crops

Every Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown explores the origin of West St. Paul’s name, bumper crops and hiccups.

07/31/2015

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Good Question: Who Still Has A Landline Phone?

Voicemails and landlines are going the way of dial-up.

07/30/2015

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Good Question: Why Are We So Passionate About Animals?

For the past two days, Cecil the lion’s story has been told over and over across the world. On Wednesday, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said that if Dr. Walter Palmer illegally killed the animal, he needs to be “extradited, charged, and, preferably, hanged.” That’s extreme, but many people are outraged.

07/29/2015