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3 Minn. Campaigns Outraged After Facebook Pages Hacked

Three Minnesota campaigns are expressing outrage Wednesday after their campaign Facebook sites were hacked.

06/27/2012

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Wis. Officials Unknowingly Break Law With Facebook

Wisconsin elections officials are reminding voters that posting photos of completed ballots on Facebook or Twitter is illegal — but high-ranking members of both political parties apparently missed the memo.

05/25/2012

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Rebecca Jarvis Of CBS Business News On Facebook And Wall Street

CBS News business reporter Rebecca Jarvis joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Thursday

05/24/2012

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CBS Business Reporter Rebecca Jarvis Visits The WCCO Morning News

Dave Lee talked with CBS News business reporter Rebecca Jarvis on Thursday morning about the Facebook IPO and other Wall Street topics.

05/17/2012

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Local Expert Says Facebook IPO Might Be Too High

Facebook boosted the size of its initial public offering by as much as $3 billion on Wednesday as some major stockholders sharply increased the number of shares they intend to sell as part of Friday’s IPO.

05/16/2012

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Klobuchar Signs On For Facebook Passwords Bill

Sen. Amy Klobuchar is cracking down on a topic that caused outrage on social media sites recently. Klobuchar is planning to co-sponsor a federal bill that would prohibit employers from asking for Facebook passwords.

05/03/2012

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Spreading Organ Donor Awareness Via Facebook

You can now let your friends on Facebook know if you’re an organ donor. The change should help the chances of thousands of people waiting for an organ.

05/02/2012

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Taking Customer Complaints Into The World Of Social Media

Remember when the best way to complain to a company was with paper and pen, or maybe a typewriter? Not anymore. Now, we send emails, fill out web forms, and complain even more publicly on social networks, like Facebook and Twitter.

04/27/2012

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Local Social Media Expert On NYC School Crackdown

A Twin Cities expert on social media takes issue with the actions of a private school in New York that penalized students for using Facebook.

04/02/2012

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Police: 2 Women Stole Purses, Friend Sold Them On Facebook

Two Twin Cities women are accused of stealing several Coach purses from retail stores, then having a friend offer them up for sale on the social media site Facebook, according to court documents filed Friday in Hennepin County Court.

03/30/2012

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Bill Would Put Facebook Off-Limits To Employers

Minnesota lawmakers are joining a sudden move to block employers from asking applicants for their passwords to social networking sites. The Associated Press reported earlier this month that some public and private employers were seeking the passwords as a way to find out more information about their applicants.

03/27/2012

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ACLU Sues Minnewaksa Schools In Facebook Incidents

The American Civil Liberties Union sued Minnewaska Area Schools and Pope County officials Tuesday, claiming they violated a middle school student’s constitutional rights in two incidents involving Facebook.

03/06/2012

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Is This Dad Crazy Or Simply Crazy Correct!???

Do you agree with this fathers actions???

02/10/2012

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Man Arrested After Facebook Post Leads To Standoff

A 23-year-old Roseville, Minn. man was arrested Monday night after posting a message of Facebook that led to a seven-hour standoff.

02/07/2012

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Police: Facebook Post Leads To 7-Hour Standoff

A Twin Cities neighborhood is safe after a Facebook post led to a seven-hour standoff Monday.

02/06/2012

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Mother: Kids Sleeping In Box Raise $4,000 For Homeless

Three sisters from Plymouth, Minn., have raised nearly $4,000 for the homeless by sleeping outside in a box since November, their mother said.

01/13/2012

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Missing Social Media Expert Found In Wis.

A social media expert whose disappearance on Tuesday had a lot of people worried has been found in Wisconsin.

01/05/2012

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Search For Missing Man Takes To Facebook, Twitter

The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is involved in the search for a missing Twin Cities man whose disappearance has already drawn a big reaction online.

01/04/2012

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Sites Help You Manage Your Social Networking Imprint

Didn’t get the job you really wanted and worked hard to get? You might be able to blame it on your social network score.

12/22/2011

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House Cleaning Goes Online With ‘Hello Heroic’

Cleaning the bathroom, making bag lunches and shoveling the sidewalk, they’re all tedious tasks. But now if you’re looking for help, you can pay someone else to do those chores with the click of a mouse. You even pick how much those jobs are worth.

12/02/2011

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Police: Man Posts Profile Pic Of Himself On Cop Car

Police arrested a Brooklyn Park man after he allegedly posted a Facebook picture of himself standing on a squad car.

11/18/2011

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Police: Man Kills Sister’s Cat, Posts About It On Facebook

A 21-year-old man has been charged with animal cruelty, after police say he killed his sister’s cat after posting his plans on Facebook.

11/07/2011

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Basilica Wins Preservation Grant

The Basilica of St. Mary beat out 24 other local landmarks to win a $100,000 grant through Partners in Preservation.

10/14/2011

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Onion Dome: A Historic Site That Needs Restoration $

This weekend, you have a chance to take a peek inside some historic places across the Twin Cities as part of Partners in Preservation’s grant contest. One of the 25 finalists is the Hennepin Center for the Arts.

10/07/2011

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Cemetery In The Heart Of The City Needs Renovation Help

There are 25 historic sites around the Twin Cities vying for a chance to win big money for preservation purposes.

10/06/2011

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