What does it take to win a Nobel Prize? Good Question.
On Monday, the Red Wing City Council made a strong statement in support of the police. It passed a resolution saying it supports national efforts to make attacks on police officers hate crimes. So, how do hate crime laws work? Good Question.
Starting next year, Walgreens will no longer be an in-network pharmacy for people with HealthPartners insurance. So how do insurance companies decide who’s in-network? Good Question.
Every Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown explores chefs hats, apples and the speaker of the house.
Within the federal prison system, half of all prisoners are there for drug-related offenses, but the makeup of the state’s prisoners is much different. So, what crimes send people to prison? Good Question.
Mike from Mound uses dryer sheets when he washes his clothes, but he emailed WCCO wanting to know if he’s just throwing pennies down the drain.
On Monday, many Facebook users may have updated their statuses with messages about what information can and can’t be shared.
Estimates range from 2% to 10% of what people consider residential recycling can’t be recycled. Plastic bags, like those from grocery stores, are the number one culprit. Ziploc, bread and newspaper bags also fall in that category.
Language immersion programs have been growing in Minnesota as more and more parents want their kids to learn another language. There were fewer than 30 programs in the state just ten years ago, and now there are more than 70.
Anyone who is addicted to a television show knows it usually doesn’t take too long to get hooked. Netflix now understands that even better after figuring out the exact number of episodes it takes to get people to watch a full season of its most popular shows.
As early as next year, Minnesotans might need more than their driver’s licenses to board a plane.
During Sunday night’s Emmy Awards, host Andy Samberg gave out a working password to HBO Now, the cable network’s standalone streaming service. That password worked Sunday night, but was turned off by Monday morning. So, what are the password rules for streaming video services? Good Question.
Patrick from Watertown watched the Republican primary debate this week, so he wants to know: Who pays for them? Each debate is sponsored, and those sponsors range from Facebook to Fox News to CNBC. This past Wednesday’s debate was sponsored by the Reagan Library Foundation and CNN.
The city of Brainerd is considering replacing its five full-time firefighters with a paid on-call staff headed by a full-time chief and deputy chief. City leaders say it could save $300,000 per year. But the group Minnesota Professional Firefighters says after factoring in training and unemployment, the savings would be far less.
What is diplomatic immunity? Good Question.
Why do top executives make so much? Good Question.
ou’ve probably seen fantasy football sites like FanDuel or DraftKings advertising huge cash prizes. You pay to enter, and if you win, you get paid. If you lose, you lose your money. Sounds like gambling, right? It’s not. So, why are these sites legal? Good Question.
Every Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown answers questions about city population signs, school buses and cereal boxes.
Since 2011, four million people have left Syria. So, why are so many trying to get away? Good Question.
After watching Venus and Serena Williams battle out a great tennis match Tuesday night, you have to wonder: How can two sisters be so good? How much is genetics and how much is practice?
How much do we spend on students? And where does all that money go? Good Questions.
All week long, television ads have declared “incredible Labor Day weekend events,” otherwise known as sales.
Every Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown answers questions about the Minnesota State Fair’s vendors, butter sculptures and discounted passes.
What is asylum? How does someone get it? Good Question.
How important is football to a college? Good Question.