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Man Pleads Guilty In Unusual Child Porn Case

A man has pleaded guilty to charges in a Fargo-Moorhead child pornography case that was sparked by a lost cell phone. Thirty-two-year-old Dustin Muscha, of Moorhead, Minn., pleaded guilty in federal court in Fargo, N.D., to two charges of sexual exploitation of minors and two charges of possessing materials involving the sexual exploitation of minors.

06/05/2013

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Student’s Cell Phone Battery Explodes, Starts A Fire

An eighth grader is recovering at home Thursday night with second degree burns after his cell phone battery exploded in his pocket while at first period at Kellogg Middle School in Rochester, Minn.

02/21/2013

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Friends Enraged Over Mankato Coach’s Suspension

Todd Hoffner is a free, after being cleared of criminal charges after he used his school-issued cell phone to record his children dancing naked.

12/21/2012

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Workers Rescued After Being Trapped On Cell Phone Tower

Two workers spent much of Thursday evening trapped more than 100 feet up in a cell phone tower in Plymouth, Minn., after a harness malfunctioned, authorities said.

12/20/2012

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Cell Phones Could Be A Source Of Neck, Thumb Pain

It is estimated Americans spend about 2.7 hours a day on cell phones. All that talking — and texting — can literally be a pain in the neck.

10/18/2012

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Charges: MSU Coach Had Videos Of Kids On Cell Phone

The head football coach at Minnesota State University-Mankato was charged Wednesday after police say three videos of young children were found on his cell phone.

08/22/2012

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3 Of 4 Students Plead Guilty In Photo Privacy Case

Three of four Lakeville middle school students have pleaded guilty to charges in a case involving cell phone photos and privacy.

06/27/2012

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John Williams Video Smackdown for 6-7

Senator Grassley…Can you hear me now? Vs. The Stella Sisters

06/07/2012

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Police Warn Of Cell Phone Thefts In Minneapolis

It’s a crime wave happening around the country and it’s hitting the Twin Cities hard.

01/31/2012

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Sheriff: Man Reaching For Cell Shoots Self In Leg

A man who was apparently trying to reach for his cell phone accidentally shot himself in the leg Wednesday afternoon.

12/08/2011

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Good Question: How Easy Is It To ‘Hack’ A Cell Phone?

To be clear: I’ve never tried to hack into anyone’s cell phone. Until James Wray sent in a Good Question asking: How secure are our cell phones?

07/19/2011

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Good Question: Why Do We Turn Off Electronics On Takeoff?

Before takeoff and landing, we know it is coming: “ladies and gentleman, please turn off all electronic devices.” However, for many of us, it’s hard to believe that an iPod or a Kindle could really affect an airplane. So, why do we have to turn off electronics on take-off and landing?

05/11/2011

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AT&T Official Says Merger Would Help Rural Areas

An AT&T official says the company’s proposed merger with T-Mobile USA would improve technology in rural areas of the upper Midwest, but some residents and lawmakers remain skeptical.

05/09/2011

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Minn. Driver Gets 4 Years In Prison For Cell Phone Crash

A Minneapolis woman was sentenced to four years in prison for a March 18,2010 crash that killed an infant.

04/26/2011

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Quarter Of Minn. Households Are Now Cell Phone Only

Minnesota is in the middle of the pack when it comes to abandoning landline telephones in favor of cell phones.

04/20/2011

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