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Concerned What Your Last Tweet Might Be? A Minn. Business Can Help

A Twin Cities man is offering a solution to a sensitive problem involving social media. As we share so much of our personal lives online, what if that tweet about your cat or the Facebook post about your lunch ends up being your final message?

06/20/2013

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Esme’s Blog: The End Of Privacy

For years the United States has been gathering millions of Verizon cell phone records, as well as foreigner’s emails and data from Google, Facebook and other Internet companies. It is all to make us safer, President Obama says. It’s to protect us from terrorist acts.

06/08/2013

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Good Question: How Do You Keep Fear Of Storms From Becoming A Phobia?

The skies turn gray. The lightning cracks. Thunder booms. For most of us, a fleeting moment of fear is as bad as it gets. “Even when there’s not a storm, [kids are] checking the weather, they’re feeling nervous if it gets overcast. That’s different,” said Dr. Steven Whiteside, a Mayo Clinic child psychologist who specializes in anxiety.

05/21/2013

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Victim ID’d In Fatal Crash Between Motorcycle & Mpls. Police Car

The motorcyclist who died Friday after his bike collided with a police cruiser on its way to help out the other wounded officers in south Minneapolis has been identified. On Saturday, candles sit outside a church near the scene of the accident on 26th Street and Blaisdell Avenue. The scene was so bad on Friday that it spurred an impromptu prayer service for motorcyclist Ivan Romero, who died in the crash.

05/11/2013

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Warm Weather Means More Volunteers For Kira Trevino Search

Several searches are planned this weekend to find evidence related to the disappearance of Kira Trevino – the St. Paul woman who was last seen on Feb. 21.

04/26/2013

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Police Seek Access To Trevino’s Facebook Accounts

Police are seeking the content of Facebook accounts associated with a St. Paul man who’s charged with killing his missing wife.

04/03/2013

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MN’s Lindsey Vonn Confirms She’s Dating Tiger Woods

Minnesota’s own Lindsey Vonn is going public with her relationship with pro golfer Tiger Woods.

03/18/2013

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Social Media Tests Bounds Of Minn. Meeting Law

If a majority of members on a city council zing messages back and forth on Facebook, Twitter or another social media platform, is that considered an official government meeting?

02/26/2013

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Local Church Uses Social Media To Its Full Advantage

There are some big-time players on Facebook and Twitter based right here in the Twin Cities. Some of them have very serious social media strategies, and if you’re not a pro-athlete or celebrity, followers on Twitter and “Likes” on Facebook do not come easy.

02/20/2013

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Man Sues Brainerd College Over Facebook Comments

A man has filed a federal lawsuit against officials at Brainerd’s Central Lakes College after he says he was expelled for a Facebook post.

02/18/2013

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Beware: Your Reputation Is Now Being Googled

As Facebook became more popular, teenagers were taught not to put embarrassing pictures online. But some of their parents have yet to learn the lesson.

01/28/2013

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Songs You Love To Hate

Today’s bumper music are songs, “You Love To Hate”. Check out this story for more info.

01/24/2013

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Researchers Find Facebook Triggers Feelings Of Envy

Ever feel a little twinge of jealousy when you look at a friend’s vacation photos on Facebook? Turns out, you’re not alone.

01/23/2013

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Keep Up With Your Kids On Social Media

Remember when the best way to keep your kids safe on the internet was to make sure the computer was in a common area? Now, kids can carry the Internet in their pockets and keep moving to social networks many parents don’t even know about. So, how can parents keep up?

01/21/2013

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